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Richard Leonard Lancelot Brooks

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Headstone of WO 2 Richard Leonard Lancelot BROOKS. Andersons Bay General Cemetery, Dunedin City Council, Block E1, Plot 21. Image kindly provided by Allan Steel, CC-BY-4.0.

Headstone of WO 2 Richard Leonard Lancelot BROOKS. Andersons Bay General Cemetery, Dunedin City Coun …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Richard Leonard Lancelot AWMM
  • Surname
    Brooks AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    2010 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 October 1918 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    1st October 1918 Public - Susan Frances - Child - 2 May 2016 - Birth Certificate.
  • Place of birth
    Hamua, New Zealand Public - Susan Frances - Child - 2 May 2016 - Birth Certificate
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 94 Abel Smith Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Hotel Manager, THC Hotels.

    Factory Manager, Arthur Ellis & Co, Dunedin Public - Susan Frances - Child - 2 May 2016 - Personal experience
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs K.E. Brooks (mother), 94 Abel Smith Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 5 January 1940 AWMM Single AWMM
    • Married, 21st September 1946. Public - Susan Frances - Child - 2 May 2016 - Marriage Certificate

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    2010 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Clerk AWMM
    WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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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Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 March 2004 Allan Steel Cemetery Project
    Age 85 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Andersons Bay General Cemetery, Dunedin City Council AWMM Block E1, Plot 21 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Died 17th March, 2004, Dunedin, New Zealand.
    Public - Susan Frances - Child - 2 May 2016
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 1: WW2 25 AWMM
    • This record was partially compiled from data kindly provided by Allan Steel Cemetery Project (2020) AWMM
    • Distinguished Conduct Medal , WWII. Warrant Officer class, 4th Field Regiment, New Zealand Artiller Public - Susan Frances - Child - 2 May 2016 - Family Papers and "The Complete NZ Distinguished Conduct Medal" Book.

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02 May 2016Susan FrancesDunedin, New ZealandChild

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