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Douglas Roy Leighton

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Douglas Roy AWMM
  • Surname
    Leighton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    73737 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM Stewart Avenue, Panmure, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM Stewart Avenue, Panmure, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs M.E Leighton (mother), Stewart Avenue, Panmure, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs M.E Leighton (mother), Stewart Avenue, Panmure, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 1942 AWMM Single AWMM
    • Pre 1 December 1942 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    73737 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Brother of Dot, Rex, Evelyn

    Service: Ngatea AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    24 December 2013 AWMM
    Age 94 AWMM
    NgateaHauraki Plains AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Totara Memorial Park (Thames), 110 Te Arapipi Road, Totara, Thames-Coromandel District, New Zealand AWMM RSA Section AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 30 December 2013 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
    Bioletti, H.L. (1947). Pacific Kiwis: Being the Story of the Service In the Pacific of the 30th Battalion, Third Division, Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. Wellington, N.Z.:Reed Pub. Ltd.
    http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2IP-Kiwi.html
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Cooke, P. (2001). Defending New Zealand: ramparts on the sea 1840-1950s. Wellington, N.Z.: Defence of New Zealand Study Group. AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 7 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1942 to 31st March, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 7: WW2 83 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 9: WW2 230 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 30 December 2013 AWMM

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