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Leslie James Begg

Leslie James Begg - This image may be subject to copyright

Leslie James Begg - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leslie James AWMM
  • Surname
    Begg AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    555012 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    22 April 1908 AWMM AshburtonCanterbury AWMM
    Ashburton, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 22 April 1905 AWMM Elgin, RD, Ashburton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Jean Elizabeth Begg (wife), Elgin, RD, Ashburton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 23 July 1943 AWMM Married AWMM
    Married. 2 children AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    555012 AWMM
  • Military service
    13 years with Canterbury Yeomanry Cavalry AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Voluntary while with CYC AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1939 AWMM
    Age 31 AWMM
    Farmer/Civilian AWMM
    AshburtonCanterbury 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Mr Begg was a Liuetenant in the Territorials CYC but reverted to a sergeant on enlisting for war service.

    His last pay was dated 12 April 1946

    Cenotaph record initially prepared with the serviceman in 1999 AWMM

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. 12 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1943 to 31st December, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 12: WW2 14 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
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