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James Henry Scott Legg

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Henry Scott AWMM
  • Surname
    Legg AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    9966 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    26 September 1918 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM C/- Mr Green, Itchen Street, Oamaru, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E. Legg (mother), 30 Pentland Street, Northeast Valley, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    9966 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Manager/Civilian AWMM
    OamaruOtago AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died on active service of accidental injuries AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • James Legg was the son of Alfred William and Elizabeth Legg, of Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    5 May 1942 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    SyriaMiddle East AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Beirut War Cemetery, Lebanon AWMM 4. D. 7. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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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/2187859
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Bates, P. (1955). Supply Company. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 2: WW2 108 AWMM
    • Bates, P. (1955). Supply Company. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      Bates, P. (1955) p. 202 AWMM

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