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Leonard Truscott

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1916 - No known copyright restrictions
Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1916 - No known copyright res … Read more

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leonard AWMM
  • Surname
    Truscott AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 23/307 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    28th June 1889 Public - Jeff - Researcher - 19 June 2019 - http://www.waihimuseum.co.nz/museum-and-research/world-war-i/leonard-truscott/
  • Place of birth
    Silverton New South Wales Public - Jeff - Researcher - 19 June 2019 - http://www.waihimuseum.co.nz/museum-and-research/world-war-i/leonard-truscott/
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Baker Street, Waihi, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    John Truscott (father), Baker Street, Waihi, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 23/307 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 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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of John and Mary D. Truscott, of Lake Rd., Frankton Junction, New Zealand. Native of Waihi, Thames, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    9 October 1916 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    St Sever Cemetery, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France AWMM B.16.49 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • Len from what i heard was a young adventurous man, who loved family.

    Him and my mother share the same intitals of our family name L.Truscott, and we are fortunate enough to have recieved his pocket watch back which has been passed own generations to now my mum with the same intials.

    RIP Len <3
    Public - Alecia - Direct descendant - 6 October 2019
  • Rest In Peace Leonard
    Public - Jeff - Friend - 7 May 2019

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 735 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. 3: Includes portrait AWMM
    • The Fields of Remembrance Trust: Brothers Field, Auckland Museum (Armistice, 2018) AWMM

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
06 October 2019AleciaAuckland Direct descendant
19 June 2019JeffWellington, New ZealandResearcher
07 May 2019JeffAucklandFriend
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