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Leonard Blake Gush


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leonard Blake AWMM
  • Surname
    Gush AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Gushy AWMM
    • Len AWMM
  • Service number
    439353 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 Pukekawa R.D., Tuakau, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M. Gush (mother), Pukekawa R.D., Tuakau, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Pacific AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    439353 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Farm hand/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on 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 Norma AWMM
    • Father of Dorothea Petra Gush and David Blake Gush. Grand Father of Jessica Rose Muir, James Muir and Adam Muir. Great Grand Father of Petra Francis Lorimer, Joseph Thomas Lorimer and Ruby Kay Marnie Lorimer. Public - Jessica Rose - Other Relative - 25 April 2015 - Family Tree
    • Also Great Grand Father to West Richard Reid Muir, Poppy Joan Muir and Blake Thomas Muir Public - Jessica Rose - Other Relative - 25 April 2015 - Family Tree
    • Also Great Grandfather of Quinn Shirley Muir and Liam George Muir Public - Jess - Direct descendant - 25 April 2020 - Family tree additions
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About death

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  • Death
    2 July 2000 AWMM
    Age 78 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Tuakau Cemetery, Alexandra Redoubt Road, Tuakau, New Zealand AWMM RSA Section AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 5 July 2000 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • External links
  • Documents
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 12 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1943 to 31st December, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 12: WW2 77 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 5 July 2000 AWMM


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25 April 2020JessHuntlyDirect descendant
25 April 2015Jessica RoseTuakauOther Relative
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