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Cedric Russell Leeks

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Cedric Russell AWMM
  • Surname
    Leeks AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    6344 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
    Unknown AWMM Fort Dorset, Seatoun, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs H.R. Leeks (mother), 30 Bell Avenue, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 January 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    6344 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
    WW2 POW - Stalag VIII-B (later 344), Lamsdorf, Poland POW Deaths (R25405152)
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Killed or died while a Prisoner of War, Cause of Death AWMM
      Died whilst a Prisoner of War AWMM
    • 28 January 1943 AWMMOther, WWII AWMM
      Intestinal infection bad circulation. AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Cedric Leeks was the son of Horace Robert and Lillian Rowena Leeks, of Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    28 January 1943 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    GermanyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Krakow Rakowicki Cemetery, Poland AWMM 4. C. 5. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Deaths While Prisoner of War - Navy, Army, Air Force and Civilians [WW2 NZ POW Deaths], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAAA 7393 Box 1 (R25405152). AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 1: WW2 102 AWMM

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11 July 2020ConradAdelaide, Australia Direct descendant

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