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Leo Mischewski

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel  M_032. Image taken June 2020.

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel M_032. Image taken June 2020.

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leo AWMM
  • Surname
    Mischewski AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    64157 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
    Unknown AWMM C/o Cashmore Brothers, Putaruru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr J. J. A. Smith (brother in law), c/o P.O. Taurewa AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    64157 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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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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Leo Mischewski was the son of Francis Mischewski and of Apolina Mischewski (nee Fabish), of Ohakune, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    21 July 1942 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    Western DesertNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM XXVIII. E. 21. 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

Roll of Honour

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  • LEO ..... YOUR ENDURING FAMILY 'REMEMBERS'
    Public - LEO NA MARY - Other relative - 18 April 2018
    Report 

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.148 AWMM
    • Dawson, W. (1961). 18 Battalion and Armoured Regiment. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
23 April 2021LEO NANEW PLYMOUTHOther relative
18 April 2018LEO NA MARYNEW PLYMOUTH NEW ZEALANDOther relative
29 December 2015Leo David Tauranga New ZealandOther relative

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