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Leonard Charles Harding

Roll of Honour at Ferrymead, Christchurch. The inscription reads: Addington Workshops, Members of Staff, who made the supreme sacrifice for their King and Country during the war, 1914-1919. (Photo G.A. Fortune 2004) - Image has All Rights Reserved

Roll of Honour at Ferrymead, Christchurch. The inscription reads: Addington Workshops, Members of St …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leonard Charles AWMM
  • Surname
    Harding AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 8/925 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 38 Wilmer Street, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    James Harding (father), 38 Wilmer Street, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 8/925 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Railway employee 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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Leonard Harding was the son of James and Kate Harding. AWMM
    • 'Private C. Harding, Formerly of Addington Shops. Died of Wounds.'
      Private C. Harding, whose death from wounds was announced early in May was employed at the Addington Workshops prior to enlisting, and he was well known and popular amongst sportsmen. Not very long ago Mr Harding wrestled with Mr L. Emery for the Bantam Catch-as-catch-can Championship of Canterbury, in which Mr Emery won. Mr Harding was a light man, but with particularly fine muscular development and scored good marks in the physical development competition held in connection with Mr F. Hornibrook's Physical Culture Institute. He was a member of the Sydenham League Junior Football team last season. Railway review, 4 June 1915, p 250 Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 4 September 2017 - Railway Workers Obituaries : New Zealand History : www.nzhistory.govt.nz
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    10 May 1915 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt AWMM B. 236. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Linwood Cemetery, Butterfield Ave, Christchurch, NZ Public - Alexandra - Researcher - 21 February 2015 - Grave plot and headstone
  • Grave reference
    Block 35, Plot 101 Public - Alexandra - Researcher - 21 February 2015 - Grave plot and headstone
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  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Railways Roll of Honour board. Wellington Railway Station, Pipitea, Wellington 6011. Image provided by John Halpin 2017, CC BY John Halpin 2017. AWMM

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Sources

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04 September 2017JeniferWairarapaResearcher
21 February 2015AlexandraChristchurch, NZResearcher
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