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Ian James Leask

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Taken in Western Desert late 1941. Ian is standing 2nd from right in both photos.

Ian James Leask

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ian James AWMM
  • Surname
    Leask AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    17577 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    12 April 1919 AWMM New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM C/o Mr J. Leask, Department of Agriculture, Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr J. Leask (father), Ngongotaha, Rotorua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1941 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    17577 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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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 Dorothy

    Father of Carol, June, Ruth and Jim AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    18 January 2006 AWMM
    Age 86 AWMM
    Mount MaunganuiTauranga 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, 19 January 2006 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Births, Deaths and Marriages (New Zealand) Historical Records online
    https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 4: WW2 201 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death notice: New Zealand Herald, 19 January 2006 AWMM
    • Loughnan, R. (1963). Divisional Cavalry. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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19 June 2016AllanWaikouaitiResearcher

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