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Leonard Claude Steele

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 76), Page: 18 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 76), Page: 18 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leonard Claude AWMM
  • Surname
    Steele AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 68762 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    28 March 1886 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M. Miller (sister), 29 Port Hills Road, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 68762 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
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Carter/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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  • Leonard Steele was the son of the late James and Agnes Steele, of Hills Rd., Cashmere, Christchurch, New Zealand.

    His next of kin, sister Margaret Miller has been transcribed incorrectly on the Nominal Roll as M. Millar. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    8 October 1918 AWMM
    Age 32 AWMM
    Le CateauFrance AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Anneux British Cemetery, Nord, France AWMM IV. C. 20. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Lest we forget - remembering great uncle Leonard, killed in action 8 October 1918 and at rest in France in Anneux War Cemetery. RIP
    Public - Annette - Direct descendant - 25 April 2020
  • Lest we forget. In memory of my great uncle Len written by the granddaughter of Margaret Miller
    Public - Jackie - Other relative - 25 April 2019
  • Picture: Memorial to my great uncle Leonard (Len) on this 100 year anniversary of his death. Memorial placed on Len’s parent's grave in Christchurch, New Zealand. Rosemary for remembrance, forget-me-nots in memory of the deceased soldiers of World War I.
    Placed by his great niece, grandchild of his sister, Margaret Miller on this day 8th October 2018.
    Public - Jackie - Other relative - 8 October 2018
  • Remembering once more this Anzac day the ultimate sacrifice my Great Uncle made during the last month of WWW1 - an unsung soldier who gave his life for our peace.
    Public - Annette - Direct descendant - 25 April 2017
  • In memory of Great Uncle Leonard - my father's namesake - thank you for giving your life that we might have ours and live in peace and prosperity. May you rest in peace in that foreign field far from home.
    Public - Annette - Direct descendant - 24 April 2016



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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      76: 18 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 5: Includes portrait AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith and Lyn Griffiths (2021). AWMM


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25 April 2021JackieChristchurchOther relative
25 April 2020Annette London Direct descendant
14 September 2017PhilippaOtaki, NZOther relative

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