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Matthew Leonard McLeod

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Portrait of Sergeant Mathew Leonard McLeod, Auckland Weekly News, 18 November 1942. Sir George Grey Special Collection, Auckland Libraries, AWNS-19421118-18-38. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Sergeant Mathew Leonard McLeod, Auckland Weekly News, 18 November 1942. Sir George Grey …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Matthew Leonard AWMM
  • Surname
    McLeod AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ411916 AWMM
    • WWII 411916 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    14 February 1921 AWMM WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Te Awamutu AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 23 March 1941 AWMM Farm hand/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Matthew McLeod was the son of Matthew Alexander McLeod, and of Nilsina Catherine Christina McLeod, of Island Bay, Wellington, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    2 August 1942 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    Mediterranean 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
    Malta Memorial, Malta AWMM

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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/1532756
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    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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09 January 2021KelvinNorfolk, EnglandResearcher

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