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Leslie Malcolm Newlove

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Private Leslie Malcolm Newlove (1895 - 1917) (serial no. 31530). Nelson Provincial Museum, Tyree Studio Collection: 93377. Image has no known copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leslie Malcolm AWMM
  • Surname
    Newlove AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    31530 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    18 June 1895 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra TakakaTasman Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs L.M. Newlove (wife), Takaka, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 15 November 1916 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    31530 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Farmer/Civilian AWMM
  • 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
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 10" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      140 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Mary Ann Newlove, husband of Maud of Takaka, Nelson.

    Three brothers were killed within a week : Leslie Malcolm (31530); Leonard Charles (33755), Edwin (40234)

    Enlisted and posted to C Company, 19th Reinforcements, 24 July 1916. Transferred to Camp Details, Trentham Camp, Upper Hutt, 13 August 1916; transferred to Camp Details, Featherston Camp, Wairarapa, 2 September 1916; transferred to C Company, 19th Reinforcements, 4 September 1916.
    Embarked onboard HMNZT 'Tahiti' in Wellington and proceeded overseas to England, 15 November 1916. Disembarked Devonport, England, marched in to Sling Camp and taken on strength Canterbury Infantry Regiment, New Zealand Reserve Group, 29 January 1917.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 1 March 1917. Disembarked and attached to New Zealand Infantry and General Base Depot, Etaples, France, 3 March 1917. Joined 2nd Battalion, Canterbury Infantry Regiment in the field and posted to 12th (Nelson) Company, 25 May 1917.
    Reported missing, believed killed in action, 12 October 1917.
    Court of Enquiry in to fate of Private Leslie Malcolm Newlove held in the field, 11 November 1917.
    'On the morning of 12 October Private Newlove was with my section up until we reached about 50 yards from our jumping off trench. At this spot we met heavy machine gun fire. I missed Newlove at this spot. I saw no more of him.' Statement of 6/3245 Lance Corporal George James Henry BELL, 12 (Nelson) Company, 2nd Battalion, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, to Court of Enquiry, 11 November 1917. Statement corroborated by 26233 Private William Cheviot ADAMS, 12 (Nelson) Company, 2nd Battalion, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, 11 November 1917.
    'Missing, believed killed in action in the field, France, on 12 October 1917': Finding of Court of Enquiry, 11 November 1917.

    Wife: Maud Myrtle Newlove, Takaka, Nelson AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    12 October 1917 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
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  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
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  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Tyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM

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  • My great great uncle
    Public - jason - Direct descendant - 1 April 2018

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01 April 2018jasonnelson. nzDirect descendant
29 September 2016JeniferWairarapa NZ Researcher