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Leslie Lambert Cashmore Israel

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leslie Lambert Cashmore AWMM
  • Surname
    Israel AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 6/2170 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 1 Tasman Street, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    E.A. Israel (father), Post-office, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 June 1915 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 6/2170 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
  • 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
    05 Oct 1917 {Age 28} AWMMDied of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM
    Wounded in action and admitted to 3 Australian Casualty Clearing Station on 4 October 1917 where he died of wounds the following day. AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Leslie Israel was the son of Ernest Augustus and Charlotte Anna Israel, of Wellington, New Zealand.

    Wounded at Passchendaele

    Previously employed as Clerk by Neal and Hadlow, Nelson AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    5 October 1917 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Nine Elms British Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM II. E. 3. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Remembered on the Cenotaph at Anzac Park, Nelson Public - Peter - Researcher - 27 April 2018 - on site
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  • Vlamertinghe: Passing the Chateau by Edmund BLUNDEN 'And all her silken flanks with garlands drest' - But we are coming to the sacrifice. Must those flowers who are not yet gone West? May those flowers who live with death and lice? This must be the floweriest place That earth allows; the queenly face Of the proud mansion borrows grace for grace Spite of those brute guns lowing at the skies. Bold great daisies' golden lights, Bubbling roses' pinks and whites - Such a gay carpet! poppies by the million; Such damask! such vermilion! But if you ask me, mate, the choice of colour Is scarcely right; this red should have been duller. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Vlamertinge is close to the place where you lie. (The Blundens and Israels were family friends in days at Hong Kong University together). From y
    Public - John - Other Relative - 7 April 2015
  • You and your other family members who gave your lives in WW1 will not be forgotten by your family descendants. It is only through undertaking my family tree that I have realised family branches in New Zealand. "They shall not grow old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning, We will remember you all". Elizabeth, Sydney, Australia
    Public - Elizabeth - 8 March 2015



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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
      Vol1: 359 AWMM
    • NZWGT: Information supplied by the New Zealand War Graves Trust as part of the New Zealand War Graves project. This project was established in 2006 to record in text and photographs the 31,758 New Zealanders who have been identifed as serving with New Zealand or Allied forces, and who died in conflicts from the Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902) up to the present day and in peacekeeping operations. 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. 5: Includes portrait AWMM


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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
27 April 2018PeterNelson, New ZealandResearcher
19 November 2017JeniferWairarapaResearcher
19 April 2015JohnNew ZealandResearcher
07 April 2015JohnIstanbul, TurkeyOther Relative
08 March 2015ElizabethSydney, AustraliaOther

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