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Leonard William Arthur

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Portrait of Leonard Arthur provided by Steven Greenyer; October 2012 - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait of Leonard Arthur provided by Steven Greenyer; October 2012 - This image may be subject to …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leonard William AWMM
  • Surname
    Arthur AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Len AWMM
  • Service number
    288417 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    15 November 1917 AWMM DunedinOtago AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 13 January 1942 AWMM 136 Dundas Street, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    John Peter Arthur (father), 136 Dundas Street, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 4 November 1942 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    288417 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 13 January 1942 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    Brass polisher/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Private AWMM

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
    4 January 1995 AWMM
    Age 77 AWMM
    DunedinOtago AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Andersons Bay Cemetery, Tomahawk Road, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM Ashes returned to family AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Cemetery Records. Dunedin City Council.
    http://www.dunedin.govt.nz/facilities/cemeteries/cemeteries_search
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    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
    p.14 AWMM
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