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Albert John Lester

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel  L_007. Image taken June 2020.

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel L_007. Image taken June 2020.

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Albert John AWMM
  • Surname
    Lester AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ401548 AWMM
    • WWII 401548 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
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ401548 AWMM
    • WWII 401548 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
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Albert Lester was the son of Albert and Dora Lester, of London, England; husband of Berris May Lester, of Parnell, Auckland City, New Zealand AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    15 September 1942 AWMM
    Age 32 AWMM
    New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Crem. Mem. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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