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Leslie James Shoebridge

Leslie James Shoebridge

Leslie James Shoebridge

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leslie James AWMM
  • Surname
    Shoebridge AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII NZD 2435 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    7 April 1920 Data Entry Form (November 2015). AucklandNew Zealand Data Entry Form (November 2015).
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 13 Tamaki Drive, St Heliers, Auckland AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 James Henry Shoebridge (father) 13 Tamaki Drive, St Heliers, Auckland AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Navy AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII NZD 2435 AWMM
  • Military service
    Served on Matai, Achilles, Kahu, Philomel, Gambia, Philomel, Bellona, Tamaki AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    Post WW2 5 March 1941 Data Entry Form (November 2015).
    Age 19 AWMM
    Assistant Cook Data Entry Form (November 2015).
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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  • Embarkation details
    Post WW2

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, WWII AWMM
      5 foot AWMM
    • Eye colour, WWII AWMM
      Blue AWMM
    • Hair colour, WWII AWMM
      Fair AWMM
    • Complexion, WWII AWMM
      Fresh AWMM
    • Distinguishing marks, WWII AWMM
      Mole, right calf AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Cerebrovascular hypertensive disease AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Post WW2 2 April 1947 AWMM
    Services no longer required AWMM
    Petty Officer Cook Data Entry Form (November 2015).
    Philomel Data Entry Form (November 2015).

Biographical information

Biographical information

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About death

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  • Death
    31 January 1985 AWMM
    Age 64 AWMM
    GlendowieAuckland AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Purewa Cemetery and Crematorium, Meadowbank, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Ashes scattered at sea AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name

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  • External links
  • References
    • Cenotaph data entry form AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM


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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
13 November 2015Adele ElizabethAuckland, New ZealandDirect descendant

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