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Leslie Thomas George Booth

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leslie Thomas George AWMM
  • Surname
    Booth AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    14759 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    5 August 1912 AWMM Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 24 Cuba Street, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs A.T. Booth (mother), 24 Cuba Street, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs A. Booth (wife), 36 Haig Avenue, Mt Roskill, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs A. Booth (wife), 36 Haig Avenue, Mt Roskill, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

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
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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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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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  • Capt L. T. G. Booth, MC; Wellington; born Christchurch, 5 Aug 1912; clerk. (Source: Gillespie, O.A. The Pacific. p.152.) AWMM

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

Memorials

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Sources

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  • External links
    • O'Neill, I.G. (1946). The 36th Battalion: a Record of the Service of the 36th Battalion with the Third Division in the Pacific. Wellington, N.Z.: Reed Publishing (NZ) Ltd. Digital copy
      http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2IP-36Ba.html
      Sources Used
    • National Archives of New Zealand, National Collection of War Art. Portrait.
      http://warart.archives.govt.nz/node/160
      Further Reference
    • 'The KING has been graciously pleased to approve the following awards in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in the South West Pacific.' (London Gazette, 10 February 1944, p.725.). Military Cross.
      http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/36371/supplements/725
      Further Reference
    • Radio interview: Les Booth and Pat Keogh describe the New Zealanders attack on Mono Island in World Public - Sarah - Researcher - 26 October 2018 - RNZ collection, Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision ID1724
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 5: WW2 25 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 11 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1943 to 30th June, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 11: WW2 15 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 15 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1945 to 31st December, 1945). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 15: WW2 17 AWMM
    • Gillespie, O. (1952). The Pacific. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      p.152. AWMM

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26 October 2018SarahChristchurch, New ZealandResearcher
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