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Leslie Arthur Laing

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Portrait, studio pose standing with hand on plinth - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, studio pose standing with hand on plinth - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leslie Arthur AWMM
  • Surname
    Laing AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 26/1064 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    12 August 1891 AWMM OnehungaAuckland AWMM
    Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs G.D. Laing (mother), Spring Street, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 February 1916 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 26/1064 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 18 October 1915 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    Teamster/Civilian 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
    WW1 11 March 1919 AWMM
    Account of wounds received in Action AWMM
    Rifleman AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Leslie Laing married May Elizabeth Bosson at the Parish Church, Golden Hill, Stoke-on-Trent, England on 29 September 1918.

    Dispatched from Plymouth to Wellington aboard Ruapehu 9 January 1919, arriving 21 February 1919.

    He was discharged on 11 March 1919 at Wellington after serving 3 years and 17 days abroad. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    11 September 1980 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • 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
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      24: 30 AWMM

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