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Leonard Augus Bowers

Portrait, Leonard Bowers (kindly provided by family) - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Leonard Bowers (kindly provided by family) - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leonard Augus AWMM
  • Surname
    Bowers AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Leonard Angus Percy Bowers AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 9/2050 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    21 October 1895 AWMM Stewart IslandSouthland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs H. Edwards (mother), Toronto Street, East Gore, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 9/2050 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 Ploughman/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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 Mrs. E. Edwards (formerly Bowers), of Paddock St., Riverton, Invercargill.

    Leonard Bowers parents were Angus McLean Bowers, born 30 April 1870 - 25 July 1905, and Elizabeth (nee Nutsford later Edwards), born 16 October 1870 - 26 January 1939. They were married on 8 January 1895 at Campbletown (Bluff), South Island, New Zealand. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    19 September 1916 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France AWMM

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  • May God rest your brothers soul Bob. I'm proud to remember him on your behalf. Regards, Wayne
    Public - Wayne Smith - Other relative - 26 April 2016



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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
24 April 2023Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
14 September 2022Norm Havelock North NZResearcher
26 April 2016Wayne SmithTauranga, New ZealandOther relative

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