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Leo Hugh Poland Hand

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Group, WW2, A Company, 34th Battalion [Rugby] Football Team Back row, left to right: Ken, C. Bennett, W. Carey, A. Myers, Ron F. Bryers, H. C. Wynyard, S. G. Malaquin, H. Collins, Bob Rae. Middle row, left to right: [C. B. Connery not likely], Tex McGovern, Ken J. Hughes, T. V. Bedelph, Captain, Bart E. Innes, Leo Hand, Eddie Hazelton. [C. B. Connery probable] Front row, left to right: N. E. Lythe, H. Buscombe, W. J. Keith, R. J. H. Pickering, Charles E. Hazelton. - This image may be subject to copyright

Group, WW2, A Company, 34th Battalion [Rugby] Football Team Back row, left to right: Ken, C. Bennett …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leo Hugh Poland AWMM
  • Surname
    Hand AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    81862 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 May 1920 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM 27 Carlton Gore Road, Grafton, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM 27 Carlton Gore Road, Grafton, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs B. Hand (mother), PO Box 12, Helensville, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    81862 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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Joan; father of Frances and Warwick. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    16 April 2007 AWMM
    Age 86 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cremated at Waikumete Crematorium, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 17 April 2007 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 6 (Embarkations from 1st October, 1941 to 31st December, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 6: WW2 167 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 16 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 17 April 2007 AWMM
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