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Leslie Vincent Yates

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leslie Vincent AWMM
  • Surname
    Yates AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Taffy AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ403361 AWMM
    • WWII 403361 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 May 1919 AWMM LlanellyWales AWMM
    Llanelly, Wales 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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  • War
  • Campaign
    Pacific AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ403361 AWMM
    • WWII 403361 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Sep 1940 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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Coralie AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    29 May 2012 AWMM
    Age 93 AWMM
    TaurangaTauranga AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 30 May 2012 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    'Office of the Minister of Defence, Wellington, New Zealand, 29th September, 1944. ROYAL NEW ZEALAND AIR FORCE. The KING has also been graciously pleased to approve the following award in recognition of brave conduct: Military Medal to N.Z.403361 Corporal Leslie Vincent YATES.' (London Gazette, 29 September 1944, p.4488.). Military Medal.
    http://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/36723/supplement/4488
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    • Hanson, C. (2001). By such deeds: honours and awards in the Royal New Zealand Air Force, 1923-1999. Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • 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.530 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 30 May 2012 AWMM
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