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Douglas Farquharson Leckie

Portrait, Weekly News, awarded as OBE (mil) - This image may be subject to copyright
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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Douglas Farquharson AWMM
  • Surname
    Leckie AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 18399 AWMM
    • WWII 9245 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    9 June 1897 AWMM DunedinOtago AWMM
    Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    William Gunn Leckie (father), South Wyndham, Southland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1940 AWMM Married/WWII AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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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
    Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
    Wounded on the 25 May 1941 AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Served inWWI in Canterbury Mounted Rifle Regiment, Anzac Mounted Division from 1916-1919.

    In WWII Leckie was Commanding Officer of the 23rd Battalion from August 1940 until March 1941, and from May 1941 until June 1942. He also commmanded 75 Sub -Area in the Middle East from August 1942 until March 1944.

    Moeraki then transfer to Mooltan at Sydney for Suez. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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