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Leslie Gordon Tilson

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leslie Gordon AWMM
  • Surname
    Tilson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 14168 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    8 February 1897 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    8 February 1897 Public - Russell - Researcher - 19 May 2019 - NZ BDM Index
  • Place of birth
    Ealing, Hinds, South Canterbury, New Zealand Public - Russell - Researcher - 19 May 2019 - NZ BDM Index
  • Birth notes
    Son of George Tilson (1846-1916) and Ellen Wright (1864-1903) Public - Russell - Researcher - 19 May 2019 - NZ BDM Index
  • Address before enlistment
    Hinds, South Canterbury Public - Russell - Researcher - 19 May 2019 - Military Service File
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    George Tilson (father), Greylands, Hinds, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 14168 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 Farm hand/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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Leslie Tilson was the brother of George Robert Tilson, of Timaru, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    14 June 1917 AWMM
    BelgiumEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Messines Ridge (New Zealand) Memorial, Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Belgium AWMM

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Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
19 May 2019RussellAuckland, NZResearcher
25 February 2018AllanRotoruaResearcher

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