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Leslie Walker Wilson

Les in uniform just before leaving home for WW2

Leslie Walker Wilson

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leslie Walker AWMM
  • Surname
    Wilson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    555737 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Waiotira, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs W.M. Wilson (wife), Paparoa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 12 December 1942 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    555737 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Win AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    7 December 1992 AWMM
    Age 86 AWMM
    WhangareiNorthland AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Matakohe Cemetery, Matakohe, Kaipara District, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 8 December 1992 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Hello Dad. Great memories.
    Public - Dorothy May - Child - 7 April 2022
    Report 

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Cooke, P. (2001). Defending New Zealand: ramparts on the sea 1840-1950s. Wellington, N.Z.: Defence of New Zealand Study Group. AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 9: WW2 432 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 8 December 1992 AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
07 April 2022Dorothy MayAucklandChild
17 April 2019DorothyAuckland New Zealand Child

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