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Leo Laurence Forsman

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Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel  F_009. Image taken June 2020.

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel F_009. Image taken June 2020.

© Auckland Museum CC BY AWMM

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leo Laurence AWMM
  • Surname
    Forsman AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Laurence Leo Forsman AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ424797 AWMM
    • WWII 424797 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1908 AWMM New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
    8 August 1908 Public - Beverley - Other Relative - 4 May 2015 - Family Genealogy records
  • Place of birth
    Auckland Public - Beverley - Other Relative - 4 May 2015 - Family Genealogy records
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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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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  • Leo Forsman was the son of Alfred Herman Forsman and of Mary Bertha Forsman (nee Turnwald), of Te Awamutu, New Zealand; husband of May Evelyn Forsman, of Te Awamutu.

    Listed as Laurence Leo Forsman by BDM (March 2011) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1 January 1943 AWMM
    Age 34 AWMM
    New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Prot. Soldiers Area G, Row 5, Grave 5. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
04 May 2015BeverleyThames New ZealandOther Relative

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