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Leonard Christopher Simpson

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leonard Christopher AWMM
  • Surname
    Simpson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 11/587 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    9 May 1891 Public - Allan - Researcher - 29 August 2023 - Archives NZ WW 1 Army Records 11/587
  • Place of birth
    Palmerston North Public - Allan - Researcher - 29 August 2023 - Archives NZ WW 1 Army Records 11/587
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Care of J. Campion, Fordell, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    John Simpson (father), Lee's Line, Feilding, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 11/587 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
    WW1 Unknown AWMM AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Farm work. Public - Shirley - Other Relative - 26 April 2015 - Family papers
  • 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of John and Elizabeth Simpson, of Lee's Line, Feilding. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    9 August 1915 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    • Memorial on the Tombstone of John Simpson in the Feilding Cemerey Public - Allan - Researcher - 21 February 2019 - Manawatu District Council Cemetery Records and taken from tombstone
    • Memorial on the Tombstone of John Simpson in the Feilding Cemerey Public - Allan - Researcher - 21 February 2019 - Manawatu District Council Cemetery Records and taken from tombstone
  • Memorial reference
    • Block 3 Row 5 Plot 406 Public - Allan - Researcher - 21 February 2019 - Manawatu District Council Cemetery Records and taken from tombstone
    • Block 3 Row 5 Plot 406 Public - Allan - Researcher - 21 February 2019 - Manawatu District Council Cemetery Records and taken from tombstone

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Chunuk Bair (New Zealand) Memorial, Chunuk Bair Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM

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Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
29 August 2023AllanFeildingResearcher
06 August 2021Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
15 February 2017CindyPalmerston North, New ZealandResearcher

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