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Leon Wall

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Headstone, Suda Bay War Cemetery (2006) - This image may be subject to copyright
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leon AWMM
  • Surname
    Wall AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Leon Velgolasky AWMM
    • Leon Walde AWMM
  • Service number
    31988 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Jewish AWMM

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 155 Park Road, Grafton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr Samuel Wall (father), 23 Chickstand Street, London, England AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1941 AWMM
    World War 2/wars AWMM
    Crete AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    31988 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Hairdresser 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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Leon Wall was the son of Samuel and Regina Velgolasky (Walde), of Spitalfields, London, England.

    Nephew of Hannah and Mick Salter and Nat. Roscoe of Wellington.

    Surname is Velgolaskey, he served as Wall. Listed as Walde by Archives New Zealand and on the Roll of Honour, Wellington Jewish Community Centre AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    20 May 1941 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    CreteGreece AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Suda Bay War Cemetery, Crete, Greece AWMM 2. E. 10. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Roll of Honour, Wellington Jewish Community Centre, 80 Webb Street, Wellington AWMM

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Sources

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