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Edward William Horatio Leech

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Somewhere in Bulawayo, during Boer War

Edward William Horatio Leech

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edward William Horatio AWMM
  • Surname
    Leech AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    2268 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    17 August 1872 Noel Smith Research Project
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Manaia, taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    South Africa Unknown AWMM Gold miner/Civilian 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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 8.5 inches AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, South Africa AWMM
      Injured when a horse rolled over him, January 1901 AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Served overseas in South Africa 1 year, 118 days

    South Africa medals: CC, TR, RH

    Father was named William Hayden Lawley Leech. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    • 19 September 1958 AWMM
    • 19 September 1958 Noel Smith Research Project
      Age 87 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Hastings Cemetery AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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12 September 2021Jo-AnneRotherhamOther relative

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