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Leo Bowman

Youth with hopes of seeing the world

Young soldier ready to serve his country

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leo AWMM
  • Surname
    Bowman AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Pomana AWMM
  • Service number
    801333 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    12 January 1924 AWMM AWMM
    New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
    22 October 1925 Public - Ella - Child - 26 March 2015 - NZ Birth Certificate
  • Place of birth
    Matangirau Public - Ella - Child - 26 March 2015 - Matangirau
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 17 June 1942 AWMM 425 Queen Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr L. Bowman (father), 37 Union Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1944 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    801333 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 17 June 1942 AWMM
    Age 18 AWMM
    Labourer/Civilian AWMM
    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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • 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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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 14 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1944 to 31st December, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 14: WW2 12 AWMM
    • Cody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
23 April 2015Heremaia Sydney AustraliaChild
26 March 2015Ella SydneyChild
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