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Leslie May

3/4 length portrait of Lieutenant Leslie May (4/1230) Detail. Main Body, New Zealand Tunnelling Company (wounded). May, Stan. Materials relating to service in World War II. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-93/157. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

3/4 length portrait of Lieutenant Leslie May (4/1230) Detail. Main Body, New Zealand Tunnelling Comp …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leslie AWMM
  • Surname
    May AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 4/1230 AWMM
    • WWII 803137 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    17 January 1897 Military Personnel file
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Ohakune, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs Nellie Frances May (wife), Ohakune, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 18 December 1915 AWMM Married AWMM
    Mrs Nellie Frances May AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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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
    Jun 1916 AWMMWounds Diseases Etc., WWI AWMM
    Mine explosion at Arras. He was unconscious for some hours and paralysed till the next morning. He was boarded at Hornchurch 21 July 1916 and the opinion of the Board then was that he could do light duty in two weeks but the symptoms have not improved as quickly as was anticipated (Military Personnel File). AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked with the Main Body, Section No.3.

    Captain in the NZEF for four years. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    12 April 1962 Military Personnel file
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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