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Leonard Charles Lee

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leonard Charles AWMM
  • Surname
    Lee AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    22982 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    25 November 1916 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 23 January 1940 AWMM 82 Avenue Rd, Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Amelia Lee (mother), 82 Avenue Road, Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 27 August 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Italy AWMM
    • North Africa AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    22982 AWMM
  • Military service
    • Served with Auckland Grammar Cadets for 5 years AWMM
    • Also served with 4 Battery Reserve AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 23 January 1940 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    Accountant/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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 feet 5 1/2 inches AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Brown AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Hazel AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      Fair AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Chronic emphysema AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Lee married Margery Ethel Rogers in Auckland in February 1945. They had two daughters and three grandchildren.

    The Nominal Rolls Roll 3, page 268) incorrectly record Lee's address as Remuera, it is Otahuhu, the same as his next of kin. Testimonial from his commanding officer L.W. Thrnton dated 26 April 1945 on file AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 September 1981 AWMM
    Age 64 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Purewa Cemetery and Crematorium, Meadowbank, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    WW2 3: WW2 268 AWMM

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