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Leonard Logan Perry

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leonard Logan AWMM
  • Surname
    Perry AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    28423 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    22 October 1914 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 24 July 1940 AWMM Miranda, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Amelia Jury (mother), 479 Parnell Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 6 January 1941 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    28423 AWMM
  • Military service
    Territorials (4 years) AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    • Papakura Camp AWMM
    • No. 14 Qualifying Course at 2NZEF School of Instruction 24 Sept -14 October 41 -Results N.Q. AWMM
  • Enlistment
    WW2 24 July 1940 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    Truck Driver AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      Sallow AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Blue AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Light brown AWMM
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 10 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      12 stone 6 pounds AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      Pleurisy, bronchitis and appendicitis - Marched in to Military Hospital, Suva 4 March 1941 - discharged 10 March 1941 AWMM
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Leonard Perry was the son of John Thomas Perry and Amelia Perry, of Auckland City, New Zealand.

    Last employer in NZ - J.T. Perry.

    Promoted in rank to Temporary Lance Corporal from 11 February 1941. Reduced in rank to Sapper 14 October 1941 in Egypt after N.Q. 2NZEF School of Instruction Course.

    Date of Burial (orig. Miteiriya Ridge) 24 October 1942. Burial by his own unit. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    23 October 1942 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
    Western DesertNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM Plot 6, Row B, Grave 3 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 375 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 4: WW2 280 AWMM
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