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Leonard Rankin McCurley


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leonard Rankin AWMM
  • Surname
    McCurley AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    Jayforce 648789 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
    Jayforce Pre 1945 AWMM Miro Street, Trentham, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Jayforce Mrs F.I. McCurley (mother), 10 Biddle Street, Taita, Lower Hutt, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single/Jayforce AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    Jayforce Unknown 2NZEF Nom Roll 16, p. 79 Office Assistant/Civilian 2NZEF Nom Roll 16, p. 79
    WellingtonNew Zealand 2NZEF Nom Roll 16, p. 79
  • 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Husband of Pat; step father of Marlene

    Service: Carterton AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    5 December 2012 2NZEF Nom Roll 16, p. 79
    Age 87 AWMM
    CartertonWellington 2NZEF Nom Roll 16, p. 79
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Clareville Cemetery, Chester Road, Clareville, Carterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand AWMM Ashes. RSA CREM, Plot 468 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: The Dominion Post, 7 December 2012 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • External links
    Carterton District Council cemetery record
    Sources Used
  • References
    • 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 79 AWMM
    • Dominion Post AWMM
      Death Notice: The Dominion Post, 7 December 2012 AWMM
    • Armoury Cenotaph File 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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