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Leslie Parkyn

Headstone of Corporal Leslie Parkyn (2/545). Divisional Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. New Zealand War Graves Trust (BEAZ1102). CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Headstone of Corporal Leslie Parkyn (2/545). Divisional Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. N …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leslie AWMM
  • Surname
    Parkyn AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 2/545 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
    Unknown AWMM Sherbourne Street, Saint Albans, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    J.H. Parkyn (father), 13 Sherbourne Street, Saint Albans, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 2/545 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
    WW1 Unknown AWMM CanterburyNew Zealand 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
    25 October 1917 AWMMKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Leslie Parkyn was the son of John Henry and Mary Ann Parkyn, of 37 Haast St., Linwood, Christchurch, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    25 October 1917 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Divisional Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM L. 27. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • My grandfather George's brother, uncle to my father Neil who died in July 2018, Leslie will be remembered. My 2 sons will know about him and the price he paid. I hope to visit the divisional cemetery in Belgium one day.
    Public - Christopher Neil George - Direct descendant - 7 November 2018
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 564 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 1: Includes portrait AWMM
    • NZWGT: Information supplied by the New Zealand War Graves Trust as part of the New Zealand War Graves project. This project was established in 2006 to record in text and photographs the 31,758 New Zealanders who have been identifed as serving with New Zealand or Allied forces, and who died in conflicts from the Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902) up to the present day and in peacekeeping operations. AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 5: Includes portrait AWMM

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07 November 2018Christopher Neil GeorgeNapier,NZDirect descendant
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