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William Leslie Grimes

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Leslie AWMM
  • Surname
    Grimes AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Les AWMM
  • Service number
    T74606 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    20 February 1931 AWMM AWMM
  • 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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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    Malaya 1951 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Rose

    Served in Singapore from 1957 to 1960. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    7 December 2010 AWMM
    Age 79 AWMM
    Te KauwhataWaikato AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 9 December 2010 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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  • Miss you Uncle Leslie! Love you always and forever xoxo Love, Doods & family
    Public - Alfredo - Other relative - 25 April 2020
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Hanson, C. (2001). By such deeds: honours and awards in the Royal New Zealand Air Force, 1923-1999. Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Hanson, C. (2001). p.223,539 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 9 December 2010 AWMM
    • Malayan Veterans Assn. (2004-). Selamat : Newsletter of the Malayan Veterans' Association Inc. AWMM

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25 April 2020AlfredoAucklandOther relative

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