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Leslie George Ching

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Studio portrait of a sitting Leslie George Ching (s/n 4/1034). Image provided by Nelson Provincial Museum. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Studio portrait of a sitting Leslie George Ching (s/n 4/1034). Image provided by Nelson Provincial M …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leslie George AWMM
  • Surname
    Ching AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 4/1034 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 4 April 1884 AWMM NelsonTasman AWMM
    • 4 April 1884 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    • 4 April 1884 Public - Peter - Researcher - 15 October 2017 - Military records
    • 4 April 1885 Public - Debbie - Researcher - 1 April 2024 - Birth Registration Number: (reg. 1885/6889).
      Confirms date as 4 April 1885.
  • Place of birth
    • Nelson Public - Peter - Researcher - 15 October 2017 - Military records
    • Stoke
      Nelson
      New Zealand Public - Debbie - Researcher - 1 April 2024 - New Zealand Birth Registration.
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 326 Thorn Street, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs C. Ching (mother), Stoke, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 August 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 4/1034 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM CanterburyNew Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died of pneumonia - influenza AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Sarah Ching, of Stoke, Nelson, New Zealand, and the late Charles Ching. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    11 January 1919 AWMM
    Age 32 AWMM
    ScotlandUnited Kingdom AWMM
  • Date of death
    22 January 1919 Public - Debbie - Researcher - 1 April 2024 - Military Personnel File.
  • Age at death
    33 Public - Debbie - Researcher - 1 April 2024 - New Zealand Births, Deaths & Marriages.
  • Place of death
    Craigleith Military Hospital
    Edinburgh
    Scotland Public - Debbie - Researcher - 1 April 2024 - Military Personnel File.
  • Cause of death
    • Died of Disease AWMM
    • 1918 Influenza Pandemic Public - Debbie - Researcher - 1 April 2024 - Military Personnel File.
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Edinburgh (Comely Bank) Cemetery, Scotland AWMM D. 53. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Memorial gates, Stoke, Community Hall, Main Road, Stoke, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
    http://www.cwgc.org
    Sources Used
  • References
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 123 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 3: Includes portrait AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
01 April 2024DebbieTauranga, New ZealandResearcher
16 February 2020AllanRotoruaResearcher
15 October 2017PeterNelson, New ZealandResearcher
13 September 2017JeniferWairarapaResearcher

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