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John Christie Leslie

Lieutenant Leslie, AWN, missing - This image may be subject to copyright

Lieutenant Leslie, AWN, missing - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Christie AWMM
  • Surname
    Leslie AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 8866 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
    WW2 Mangapai, Northland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs Gundry (sister), 21 Beverly Court, Chiswick, London. W4, England AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 4 January 1940 AWMM Married/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Pacific AWMM
    • North Africa AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 8866 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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
    Killed on an ocean flight AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • John Leslie was the husband of Clarice Dinah Leslie, of Los Angeles, United States.

    Leslie first served with the 27th Battalion in the Middle East 1940-41. Then he embarked with the 35th Battalion to the Pacific and served as Aide de Camp to the General Officer Commanding 2 NZEF IP.

    Next of kin listed in the Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945 as Mrs Grundy, Chiswick, London AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    25 July 1942 AWMM
    Pacific 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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  • Memorial name
    • Panel 1, Bourail Memorial, Bourail New Zealand War Cemetery, New Caledonia AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. 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 103 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 7 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1942 to 31st March, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 7: WW2 84 AWMM
    • Volunteers: the Journal of the New Zealand Military Historical Society AWMM
      No. 13, February 1987, No. 2 AWMM
    • Gillespie, O. (1952). The Pacific. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      p. 55-56 AWMM
    • Kay, R. (1958). 27 (Machine Gun) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

Contributors

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16 May 2021Ian BanksTaumaunui New ZealandResearcher
13 November 2017DaleAucklandResearcher

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