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Leonard Fawcett Lane

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Portrait, Helwan, Cairo, taken in 1942. - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, Helwan, Cairo, taken in 1942. - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leonard Fawcett AWMM
  • Surname
    Lane AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Len AWMM
  • Service number
    66767 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 October 1916 AWMM ClevedonAuckland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 5 July 1941 AWMM Clevedon, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Minnie Lane (mother), Clevedon, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 September 1941 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Papakura Military Camp AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 5 July 1941 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    Farm hand/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
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Malaria, malaria and jaundice AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Admitted to five hospitals. No 13 General Hospital (British), Suez 19-22 October with the mumps. AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      No 3 New Zealand General Hospital, Helmieh near Cairo 8-16 December 1941 with a boil on neck. AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      No 1 New Zealand General Hospital, Helwan near Cairo 5-28 July 1942 with malaria. AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      No 27 General Hospital (British) Tel-el-kibir, Egypt 24 September - 11 October 1942 with malaria and jaundice. AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Wounded at Massa Lombarda 13 April 1945; admitted to 3 New Zealand General Hospital Bari, Italy 14 April - 7 May 1945 AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Margaret; father of Helen, Bruce, Keith, and Russell

    Cenotaph record initially prepared with the serviceman in 1999 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    22 April 2008 AWMM
    Age 91 AWMM
    ClevedonAuckland AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 25 April 2008 AWMM
  • 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
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 5: WW2 120 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 25 April 2008 AWMM
    • 21 Battalion (Official history of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45) AWMM
    • Burdon, R. (1959). 24 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
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