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Leslie Charles Morfett

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leslie Charles AWMM
  • Surname
    Morfett AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    22042 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
  • 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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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 Jacie; father of Gordon, Maureen, Nan, Morris AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    19 December 2004 AWMM
    Age 87 AWMM
    WhangareiNorthland AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Mt Wesley Cemetery, Dargaville, Northland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, December 2004 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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  • Dear Dad, we are all so proud of you & I can still see you proudly marching with many other old soldiers during ANZAC services over the years. Thank you for your kindness & your contribution to giving our country freedom. You set us good examples, you worked hard & your work ethics stood us all in good stead, we loved you with all our hearts. We salute you & every other brave ANZAC. Thank you our lovely father, your mission accomplished, with love Maureen ❣
    Public - Maureen - Child - 25 April 2020
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  • To my dear Grandy who always inspired me with his stories, his bravery and his kind heart. He was a dedicated soldier and a true gentleman. Grandy, you will always be our wartime hero. We honour you, we love you and we miss you dearly!
    Public - Trudi - Other relative - 24 April 2020
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 2: WW2 133 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, December 2004 AWMM
    • Veterans' club : the comradeship and memories of Auckland's 21st infantry battalion. Auckland War Memorial Museum : Auckland. Accompanies exhibition held in the Pictorial Gallery, second floor, Auckland War Memorial Museum, 24 March-21 May 2006. AWMM
    • 21 New Zealand Infantry Battalion Association Inc. Records, 1955 - 2005. Auckland War Memorial Museum. MS-2008-42. AWMM
    • 21 Battalion (Official history of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45) AWMM

Contributors

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25 April 2020MaureenWhangareiChild
24 April 2020TrudiAuckland - Auckland CityOther relative

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