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Leslie Keith Subritzky


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leslie Keith AWMM
  • Surname
    Subritzky AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    NZ9790 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Indian Ocean (Naval) AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Navy AWMM
  • Service number
    NZ9790 AWMM
  • Military service
    Corporal, Home Guard AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    HMNZS Tamaki, HMNZS Philomel, HMS Drake (UK), HMS Nimrod (Ceylon), HMS Patrol Boats Indian ocean, HMS Osprey, HMS Mayina AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 31 May 1944 AWMM
    Age 18 AWMM
    Grocery assistant/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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 3/4 inches AWMM
    • Build, Unknown Period AWMM
      medium AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      brown AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      hazel AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      27 April 1945 contracted malaria and admitted to St Peters Royal Naval Auxiliary Hospital, Ceylon AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW2 7 April 1947 AWMM
    Reached the end of his term of service AWMM
    Able Seaman/Military AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Mother: May Freda (nee: Evans)

    Returned to New Zealand on the 15th October 1945 draughted to HMNZS Philomel AWMM


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



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  • Memorial name

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