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Neil Gloster McLeod



  • Title
  • Forenames
    Neil Gloster AWMM
  • Surname
    McLeod AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Glouster AWMM
  • Service number
    South African 4037 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    South Africa Unknown AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    Perambulator maker/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Father: John McLeod

    Mother: Kate McLeod

    Educated at Auckland Boys Grammar School

    Married Rachel McLeod (1912) who died 3 September 1965, aged 79

    Children : 4 children sons, Ian and Charles and daughters Jean and Margaret.

    Served with 9 Contingent with rank of Lieutenant but not attached to squadrons. He was later a Sergeant in the Cape Police.

    Retired in April 1949

    President of the RSA

    Involved in the Automobile Association, Rotary, Masonic Lodge, Caledonian Society and member of the Thames Valley Electric Power Board

    Resident of Te Aroha

    Gloster is the correct spelling of his middle name. Listed at Archives New Zealand as Neil Glouster McLeod

    Father was named John Mcleod. AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    12 June 1963 AWMM
    Age 79 AWMM
    HamiltonWaikato AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    • Te Aroha Cemetery, Stanley Road South, Te Aroha, New Zealand AWMM Area F, Row 30 AWMM
    • Hamilton (Paeroa) AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: Thames Star, 27 June 1963

    Death notice, Te Aroha News, 25 June 1963 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • External links
    New Zealand History online. New Zealand in the South (Boer) War
    Further Reference
  • References
    Stowers, R. (2002). Rough Riders at War: history of New Zealand's involvement in the Anglo-Boer war 1899-1902 and information on all members of the ten New Zealand contingents. Author: Hamilton, N.Z. AWMM

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