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Leonard Augustus William Beazley

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leonard Augustus William AWMM
  • Surname
    Beazley AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Len Beazley AWMM
  • Service number
    24880 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    9 June 1912 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 11 January 1940 AWMM Rotowaro, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs A.R. Beazley (wife), 26a Mt St John Avenue, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 26 August 1940 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Guunery Training - Papakura Camp AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 11 January 1940 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    Labourer/Civilian AWMM
    HuntlyWaikato 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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 7 inches AWMM
    • Build, Unknown Period AWMM
      Medium Build AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Hazel AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      27 January 1942 : Wounded, admitted to 19 G.H. AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      23 March 1942 : Transferred to 3 NZGH AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
      25 May 1942 : Transferred to No 2 (NZ) Rest Home - Medically downgraded and put on NZ Roll AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Family says he was working as a coalminer at Taupiri Mines, Huntly at time of embarkation

    Last unit served in was 33 Battery as a Despatch rider.

    Returned to New Zealand on 18 September 1942 from Egypt; arrived in Wellington on 15 October 1942. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    14 February 1978 AWMM
    Age 65 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • 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 33 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
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