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Leonard Herbert Sowry

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Studio portait in full uniform with rifle of Leonard Herbert Sowry s/n  32242. Image provided by Macpherson family. No Known Copyright.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leonard Herbert AWMM
  • Surname
    Sowry AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    32242 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    5 June 1895 Alex - family papers
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Herbert Sowry (father), Makomako, Pahiatua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    32242 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Farmer/Civilian 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of Herbert and Eliza Sowry of Makomako, Pahiatua AWMM
    • Brother of Private Alfred George Sowry : NZEF Service # 65511. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 26 July 2018 - Military file of Private Alfred Sowry.

Death

About death

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  • Death
    11 August 1917 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    London Rifle Brigade Cemetery, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium AWMM IV. B. 7. AWMM
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
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Memorials

Memorial

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  • Remembering my Great uncle Leonard Sowry - Armistice Day 2018
    'The life promised you was denied' We remember you everyday Len
    Public - Wendy - Other relative - 11 November 2018

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26 July 2018JeniferWairarapaResearcher
06 May 2018WendyPalmerston NorthOther relative