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Leslie Samuel Pearson

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leslie Samuel AWMM
  • Surname
    Pearson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    82441 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    7 June 1915 AWMM KohukohuNorthland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 8 January 1942 AWMM RD, Kohukohu, Hokianga, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Joseph Pearson (father), Kohukohu, Hokianga, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 31 March 1944 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
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 8 January 1942 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    Shop assistant/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 inches AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      dark AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Hazel AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      11 April 1945 wounded Advance Base, Italy AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      3 May 1945 discharged to Convalescent Depot AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Joseph Pearson and Edith Julia Cochrane

    Three brothers went to war: Arthur Joseph Pearson (41554); LLoyd Ralph (22191) killed in action and Leslie Samuel Pearson (82441) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1970 AWMM
    Age 55 AWMM
    NorthlandNew Zealand AWMM
  • 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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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Burdon, R. (1959). 24 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      Cenotaph data entry form AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 13 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1944 to 31st March, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 13: WW2 97 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
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