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Alexander Leger

Group, 28 Maori Battalion soldiers, Vailima (26147) (left) and his cousins Manoel Santos (26146) (middle), Alex Leger (26514) (right), in New Zealand - This image may be subject to copyright

Group, 28 Maori Battalion soldiers, Vailima (26147) (left) and his cousins Manoel Santos (26146) (mi …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alexander AWMM
  • Surname
    Leger AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 26514 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Narrow Neck Camp, North Shore, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs Christina Leger (wife), Nukulofa, Tonga, Pacific Islands AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 26514 AWMM
  • Military service
  • 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
    WW2 Carpenter/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Charlotte; father of Henry, Loretta, Elaine, Michael, Pauline, Peter. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    27 October 1975 AWMM
    Age 58 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Kauae Cemetery, Ngongotaha, Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 268 AWMM
    • Gardiner, W. (2019). Ake ake kia kaha e! : Forever brave! : B Company 28 (Maori) Battalion, 1939-1945. Auckland : Bateman Books. AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
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