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Leonard Charles Argyle

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Studio portrait of Percival Argyle (s/n 11/1400A) [left] and Leonard Charles Argyle (s/n 10/1399A) [right] taken in 1914 before embarking for overseas. Image kindly provided by Rachael Membery and Linda Hodge. Image has no known copyright restrictions.
Studio portrait of Percival Argyle (s/n 11/1400A) [left] and … Read more

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leonard Charles AWMM
  • Surname
    Argyle AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 10/1399A AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    31/08/1894 Public - RACHAEL ANN - Other Relative - 21 May 2015 - NZ Expeditionary Force Attestation.
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM Bunnythorpe, New Zealand AWMM
    • Reids Line, Bunnythorpe Public - RACHAEL ANN - Other Relative - 21 May 2015 - Military Personnel File, family history
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs H.J. Argyle (mother), Bunnythorpe, Manawatu, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 10/1399A AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Labourer on family farm at Bunnythorpe Public - RACHAEL ANN - Other Relative - 21 May 2015 - NZ Expeditionary Force Attestation.
  • Age on enlistment
    20 Public - RACHAEL ANN - Other Relative - 21 May 2015 - NZ Expeditionary Force Medical History

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 in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 10.5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      150 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Alice and Henry Argyle.

    Reported missing 8 August 1915, later believed dead.

    Killed in action on Chunuk Bair during the August Offensive.

    10/400a Private Percival Argyle (brother), Wellington Infantry Battalion, killed in action on the same day.A third brother, Leslie Lyndsay Argyle (462644) saw active service in WW2

    Embarked Wellington, 14 February 1915; disembarked Suez, 26 March 1915.
    Reported missing, 8 August 1915.
    Board of Enquiry, held at Moascar Camp, Ismailia, 16 January 1916, concluded 'Now believed to be dead'.

    Parents: Henry and Alice Argyle, Bunnythorpe, Manawatu. Native of Carterton, Wairarapa AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    8 August 1915 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Chunuk Bair (New Zealand) Memorial, Chunuk Bair Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Scadden, J. (2018). Broken branches : New Zealand families who lost three or more children in the Great War. AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 19 AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 1: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 4: Includes portrait AWMM
    • The Fields of Remembrance Trust: Brothers Field, Auckland Museum (Armistice, 2018) AWMM

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21 May 2015RACHAEL ANNOtorohangaOther Relative
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