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Leslie Fredrick Papworth

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leslie Fredrick AWMM
  • Surname
    Papworth AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    Jayforce 661686 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1926 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 9 April 1947 AWMM 14 Hardinge Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Jayforce Mr Edgar C. Papworth (Father), Tutaoe R.D., via Dargaville, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1947 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    Jayforce 661686 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
    Jayforce 9 April 1947 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    Presser/Civilian AWMM
    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
    Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
    Lung Disease AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    14 November 1989 AWMM
    Age 63 AWMM
    OtāhuhuAuckland AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Manukau Memorial Gardens Cemetery & Crematorium (Papatoetoe Cemetery), 357 Puhinui Road, Papatoetoe, Auckland AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Cenotaph data entry form AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1950). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 16 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1946 to 30th June, 1948). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 16: WW2 101 AWMM
    • Brocklebank, L.W. (1997). Jayforce : New Zealand and the military occupation of Japan, 1945-48. Auckland, N.Z.: Oxford University Press. AWMM

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