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Leonard Parkinson

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Lieutenant Leonard Parkinson - Canterbury Mounted Rifles

Lieutenant Leonard Parkinson - Canterbury Mounted Rifles

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leonard AWMM
  • Surname
    Parkinson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 7/386 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    22 June 1878 AWMM KaikouraCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 7/386 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • Military Cross (MC) AWMM
      16 August 1917 AWMM
      London Gazette AWMM
    • 1914-1915 Star
      British War Medal
      Victory Medal
      Military Cross (MC) awarded Aug 1917 for Conspicuous Gallantry & devotion to duty. His Coolness and presence of mind in rallying troops that were ...ing in Action enabled us to hold on our position, and eventually compelled th enemy to retire. This Officer has done partioculary good work throughout the campaign Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 March 2016 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    21 October 1956 AWMM
    BlenheimMarlborough AWMM
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  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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