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Leslie William Louisson

Portrait of Sapper Leslie William Louisson, Auckland Weekly News, 12 August 1915. Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections AWNS-19150812-40-32. Image has no known copyright restrictions.
Portrait of Sapper Leslie William Louisson, Auckland Weekly … Read more

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leslie William AWMM
  • Surname
    Louisson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 4/782 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
    Nelson, New Zealand. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 11 February 2018 - Military File
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    70 Hill Street, Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    T. Louisson (father), 36 Tasman Street, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 17 April 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 4/782 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 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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Served Egypt (1915); Gallipoli (1915) and France & Belgium (1916-1917-1918).
    Discharged from the NZEF 8 May 1919. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 11 February 2018 - Military File.

Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    24 July 1975 Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 11 February 2018 - Military File.
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
    New Plymouth, Taranaki. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 11 February 2018 - Military File.
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 426 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

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11 February 2018JeniferWairarapaResearcher
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