Also known as
- 27942 AWMM
- 270842 AWMM
- 267095 AWMM
- 21791 AWMM
Served with the British Army, Royal Field Artillery, then Royal Engineers during WW1
Family recount: "he trained as boilermaker, and returned to the trade after the war. Went to North America becoming involved in bootlegging."
"In WW2 he served with the New Zealand army and was captured at Crete, imprisioned In Stalag XV111A. in Wolfsberg Austria. As a boy he told me of the Russian POWs were fit and healthy on entering the camp, 6 months on they were skin and bone!" (family recount)
After the war he worked in Wellington as an engineer, and finally became a fire watcher in the Kiangoroa forest, at Rainbow Mountain near Rotorua. AWMM
9 May 1963 AWMM
Age 69 AWMM
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Birkenhead-Glenfield Cemetery, corner Eskdale and Glenfield Roads, Birkenhead, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Public Lawn Row H Plot 71 AWMM
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|28 September 2017||Leonard John||tyne & wear england||Other relative||
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