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Leslie Freeman Hamerton

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21st Battalion Roll of Honour, Auckland War Memorial Museum. Image provided by John Halpin 2017, CC BY John Halpin 2017.

21st Battalion Roll of Honour, Auckland War Memorial Museum. Image provided by John Halpin 2017, CC …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leslie Freeman AWMM
  • Surname
    Hamerton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    25175 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1914 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    1914, New Zealand Public - Dianne - Other relative - 17 July 2019 - NZ BDMs Register
  • Place of birth
    New Zealand Public - Dianne - Other relative - 17 July 2019 - NZ BDMs Register
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Victoria Road, Cambridge, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs A.R. Carter (sister), Whitehall, Cambridge, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    25175 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Leslie Hamerton was the son of Thomas Edward Holden Hamerton and Olive Reah Hamerton, of Cambridge, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    22 November 1941 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    Western DesertNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Halfaya Sollum War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM 22. G. 2. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Cambridge Cenotaph, Victoria St, Cambridge 3434 AWMM
    • Cambridge World War Two War Memorials AWMM
    • Cambridge World War Two War Memorials AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2116243
    Sources Used
  • 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 192 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 144 AWMM
    • 21 Battalion (Official history of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45) AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
17 July 2019DianneCrib Point Victoria.Other relative

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