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William Leonard Harrison

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Leonard AWMM
  • Surname
    Harrison AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 7/60 AWMM
    • WWII NZ41726 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    24 June 1890 Military personnel file Military personnel file
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW1 Pre Aug 1914 AWMM Rakaia, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM Rakaia, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 William Harrison, Rakaia, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW2 William Harrison, Rakaia, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 15 August 1914 Military personnel file
    Age 24 AWMM
    Farmer/Civilian Military personnel file
    Military personnel file
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    Military personnel file
    6 November 1917 AWMM
    Date declared Prisoner of War AWMM
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
    WW1 27 November 1918 Military personnel file Reported arrived [London] from Germany released from captivity AWMM
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • 23 September 1915 AWMMWounds Diseases Etc., WWI AWMM
      Recommended for change. Invalided to New Zealand on the Willochra AWMM
    • 1915 AWMMHospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Enteric and shell shock at Gallipoli AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Elizabeth Mary Walton Harrison and William Harrison. Husband of Lucy.

    A Territorial Officer with the 8th (8th Cant) Mounted Rifles before and after WW1. He held an Officers rank in the Home Guard during WW2. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    3 December 1967 Military personnel file
    AshburtonCanterbury Military personnel file
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    St Patrick's (Anglican) Church Cemetery (Dorie cemetery), 840 McCrorys Road, corner Mainwarings Road, Dorie, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM Plot 50 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name

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01 January 2016Joanna MarieAucklandDirect descendant
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