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Leonard James Casey

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Image 1: Pollington Airfield Memorial Garden, cover Millennium Souvenir publication. (Photo J. Ross) - This image may be subject to copyright

Image 1: Pollington Airfield Memorial Garden, cover Millennium Souvenir publication. (Photo J. Ross) …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leonard James AWMM
  • Surname
    Casey AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ414957 AWMM
    • WWII 414957 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    10 February 1921 Noel Smith Research Project
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs J.M. Casey (mother), 8 Bayfield Road, Herne Bay, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ414957 AWMM
    • WWII 414957 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
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

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 on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Leonard Casey was the son of Joseph Michael Casey and Frances Delia Casey (nee Kavanagh), of Herne Bay, Auckland, New Zealand.

    Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    28 November 1942 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Kempston Cemetery, Hampshire, England AWMM Block J. Grave 114. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Pollington Airfield Memorial Garden, Yorkshire, England AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • So sad that your life was cut short. A tragedy for grandma Zeta and the family.
    Public - Jillian - Direct descendant - 24 April 2016
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  • Moe mai ra uncle. Your sister Zeta never forgot you and would talk about you to her grandchildren with great fondness. Your sacrifice is not forgotten
    Public - chris - Other Relative - 13 April 2015
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Sources

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
25 April 2020Simon Mathew Casey BookesLos Angeles, CA, USAOther relative
24 April 2016JillianGermanyDirect descendant
13 April 2015chrisauckland, new zealandOther Relative

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