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Joseph Leslie Haley

Portrait (kindly provided by family) - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait (kindly provided by family) - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Joseph Leslie AWMM
  • Surname
    Haley AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Les or Joe AWMM
  • Service number
    • 21678 AWMM
    • WWII NZ411176 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 2 May 1916 AWMM
    Age 20 AWMM
    Railway cadet/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on 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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5ft 7 in AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      10 stone 8 pounds AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      Fair AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Grey AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Auburn AWMM
    • Wounds , Diseases, Unknown Period AWMM
      Wounded in action 11/6/1917 AWMM
    • Wounds , Diseases, Unknown Period AWMM
      Bronchitis 7/1918 AWMM
    • Wounds , Diseases, Unknown Period AWMM
      Pleurisy 11/8/1918 AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Aged 20 years, 10 months at enlistment.

    Served as a LAC in the Air Force from 14/2/1941-16/9/1944) in WW2 (Source:Public source) AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    19 June 1966 AWMM
    Age 71 AWMM
    ChristchurchCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Ruru Lawn Cemetery, off Ruru Road, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM 1D/390 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: The Press, 20th June 1966 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • External links
  • References
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      38: 14 AWMM
    • The Christchurch Press AWMM
      Death notice: The Press, 20th June 1966 AWMM
    • Cenotaph data entry form AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 3: Includes portrait AWMM

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