Māori › Leslie Gordon Tilson Born 8 February 1897 - Died 14 June 1917 PDF Key details Service numberWWI 14168 AWMM Also known as Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Last rankWW1 Private AWMM Canterbury Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesLeslie Gordon AWMM SurnameTilson AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service numberWWI 14168 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Report › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Birth8 February 1897 Public Source Date of birth8 February 1897 Public - Russell - Researcher - 19 May 2019 - NZ BDM Index Place of birthEaling, Hinds, South Canterbury, New Zealand Public - Russell - Researcher - 19 May 2019 - NZ BDM Index Birth notesSon of George Tilson (1846-1916) and Ellen Wright (1864-1903) Public - Russell - Researcher - 19 May 2019 - NZ BDM Index Address before enlistmentHinds, South Canterbury Public - Russell - Researcher - 19 May 2019 - Military Service File Post war occupation Next of kin on embarkationGeorge Tilson (father), Greylands, Hinds, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM Relationship status Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaign Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Service numberWWI 14168 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Military decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Branch Trade Proficiency EnlistmentWW1 Unknown AWMM Farm hand/Civilian AWMM Occupation before enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 26 June 1916 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMMHMNZT 56 or HMNZT 57 AWMM Vessel was Tahiti or Maunganui AWMM Rifleman AWMM 5th Reinforcements, 3rd Battalion, G Company AWMM New Zealand Rifle Brigade AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date Liberation Repatriation POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 Private AWMM Canterbury Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Leslie Tilson was the brother of George Robert Tilson, of Timaru, New Zealand. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Death14 June 1917 AWMM Belgium, Europe AWMM Date of death Age at death Place of death Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Death notes Cemetery Cemetery name Grave reference Obituary Memorial name Memorial reference Memorials Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameMessines Ridge (New Zealand) Memorial, Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Belgium AWMM Roll of Honour Remember Leslie Gordon Tilson by laying a poppy. Henry Tilson John Thomas Tilson Leslie Gordon Tilson Percival George Tilson Richard John Tilson Lay a poppy for 2021 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Leslie Gordon Tilson Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksMilitary personnel file http://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=22013713 Further Reference SCRoll profile (South Canterbury Roll of Honour) https://museum.timaru.govt.nz/explore/scroll/profile?id=2345 Further Reference A Street Near You record https://astreetnearyou.org/person/1738357/- Further Reference Commonwealth War Graves Commission Casualty record https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1738357 Further Reference DocumentsNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM 34: 36 AWMM Contributors Processing Command item Command item Add new record Refresh DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact 19 May 2019RussellAuckland, NZResearcher 25 February 2018AllanRotoruaResearcher The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.Online Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.