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Leslie Owen Hughes

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leslie Owen AWMM
  • Surname
    Hughes AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Les AWMM
  • Service number
    Korea 203716 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    13 May 1928 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 3 May 1905 AWMM Bridge House Hotel, Warkworth, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1 December 1950 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Battle of Kapyong (Battle of Jiaping) AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    Korea 203716 AWMM
  • Military service
    • School Cadets AWMM
    • Sea Cadets AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    Korea 1950 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    Printer/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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 8 inches AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, Korea AWMM
      Second degree burns to legs followed by acute blood poisoning. Admitted to Canadian Field & Commonwealth Base Hospital, Kure, Japan. AWMM

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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  • Les Hughes Passed Away on the 19th of February 2016, at North Haven repat Hospital, Red Bay.
    Public - Kevin - Child - 11 March 2016

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • K-Force nominal roll : embarked for Korea on 'Ormonde' on 10 December 1950 AWMM
    • Chamberlain, H. (2013). The New Zealand Korea Roll : honouring those who served in the New Zealand Armed Forces in Korea, 1950-1957. Wellington, N.Z.: Author. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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11 March 2016KevinGin Gin Australia7655Child
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