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Baisley Leger

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Nominal Roll 25 , Page: 3 - No known copyright restrictions
Nominal Roll 25 , Page: 3 - No known copyright restrictions AWMM

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Baisley AWMM
  • Surname
    Leger AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 16/1315 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    12 October 1894 AWMM TongaPacific AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW1 Pre 20 October 1915 AWMM 129 Wellington Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW1 129 Wellington Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW1 J. Leger (father), Nuku'alofa, Tonga, Pacific Islands AWMM
    • WW1 J. Leger (father), Nuku'alofa, Tonga, Pacific Islands AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 5 February 1916 AWMM Single AWMM
    • Pre 11 October 1916 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • Sinai & Palestine AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/1315 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Narrow Neck, Auckland AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • 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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 11 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      127 pounds AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Invalided to New Zealand, Arawa July 1916 AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      26 June 1917, wounded, gas AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      16 - 23 July 1917 admitted hospital, France AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      July 1918 admitted to hospital trachoma AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Attested he was born in Samoa.

    First embarked in February 1916, invalided to New Zealand and then embarked a second time October 1916.

    Served 183 days in New Zealand and overseas 2 years 321 days, total 3 years 139 days.

    Promoted Sergeant 8 September 1917

    Transferred to New Zealand Rarotongan Company 5 March 1918

    Of Tongan descent. His brother Sergeant Francis Leger also served in the New Zealand Expeditionary Force. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    30 March 1973 AWMM
    Age 86 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Soldiers Burial M Row 12, Plot 111 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      25: 3 AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      43: 36 AWMM
    • Weddell, H. (2016). Soldiers from the Pacific : the story of Pacific Island soldiers in the New Zealand Expeditionary Force in World War One. Wellington, New Zealand : Defence of New Zealand Study Group. AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 4: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM
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