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Victor Leonard Marie Daniel

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  • Service number
    WWI 10/2575 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • Victor Leonard Main AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Portrait, postcard, Victor Leonard Daniel, (front) 24 October 1916, "Fondest love [?] your son Leonard". - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Victor Leonard Marie AWMM
  • Surname
    Daniel AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Victor Leonard Main AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 10/2575 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    8 December 1896 AWMM AWMM
    Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 5 Oxford Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E.A. Daniel (mother), 5 Oxford Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 August 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 10/2575 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    Accountant/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • 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 7 inches AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Grey AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      dark AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Shell shock AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Senility AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Victor Daniel was the son of Emily Amelia Agnes Daniel nee Carruthers and the brother of Robert Joseph Elliott Daniel (10/2398).

    He trained as an Officer cadet in England.

    Family believe he was involved with intelligence and recount that he was an interpreter to General Lyautey, the French War Minister.

    Len and his brother Robert Joseph Elliott Daniel enlisted at the same time but Len (Victor) caught measles and left after his brother.

    Known as Len Daniel. Listed with typo errors as Victor Leonard Main with mother's inital as "F.A." in the nominal roll AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    21 June 1980 AWMM
    Age 91 AWMM
    HastingsHawkes Bay AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Mangaroa Cemetery, Mangaroa Road, Hastings, New Zealand AWMM Block D plot 102 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: Evening Post 22 June 1980 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Marriage Certificate AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family 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: 173 AWMM
    • The Evening Post AWMM
      Death notice: Evening Post 22 June 1980 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. 3: Includes portrait AWMM
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