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Patrick Henry Francis William Leland

Portrait, smoking a pipe - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, smoking a pipe - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Patrick Henry Francis William AWMM
  • Surname
    Leland AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ403965 AWMM
    • WWII 403965 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

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Europe (Air) AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ403965 AWMM
    • WWII 403965 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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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Vessel was Aorangi AWMM

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 in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    Killed on air operations AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Pilot Officer Leland was the son of Thomas A. Leland and Annie Leland, of Mount Eden, Auckland, New Zealand; and the husband of Betty Leland. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    6 May 1942 AWMM
    Age 27 AWMM
    FranceEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Laon (St Just) Communal Cemetery, Aisne, France AWMM Grave 15 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Mount Albert Grammar School, Alberton Ave, Mount Albert Auckland 1025 AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • I am currently in the long overdue process of researching my grandfathers war service records, restoring his medals for display to ensure remembrance for future generations of the family. This process enabled me to locate this site.
    Public - Debbie - Other Relative - 22 April 2015
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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/2689429
    Sources Used
  • References
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • This record is a work in progress and was partially compiled from the “Database of New Zealand Airmen who took part in Advanced Air Training in Canada during WW2”. Researched by Ivan and Lorna Lindsey of Tauranga. N.Z. 2003 – 2012. Reproduced with permission. AWMM

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22 April 2015Debbie AucklandOther Relative

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