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Leslie Eric Jennings

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leslie Eric AWMM
  • Surname
    Jennings AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    620046 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1945 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    North Africa AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    620046 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 Jennings was the son of Arthur Walter and Ethel Elizabeth Jennings, of Wanganui, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    8 October 1945 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    EgyptNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Heliopolis War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM 6. H. 14. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • To our Great Uncle Leslie who never came home from Egypt. Tragically killed shorty before his return to New Zealand. Uncle Leslie died in peace time, after he was run over by a military truck in an accident in the army compound. He was the only son of Ethel and Arthur Jennings and loved brother of Mavis and Edythe. Remembered by all his extended family and never forgotten.
    Public - Anne - Other Relative - 30 April 2015
    Report 

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2209243
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 15 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1945 to 31st December, 1945). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    p.73 AWMM

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30 April 2015AnneAuckland New ZealandOther Relative

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