Donald Leslie AWMM
Also known as
- WWI 23/464 AWMM
- WWI 1/677 AWMM
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WW1 Unknown AWMM Kensington, Whangarei, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
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WW1 D.W. Jack (father), Draper, Whangarei, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
Pre 15 August 1914 AWMM Single AWMM
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Donald Jack was the son of Donald William and Harriett Elizabeth Jack, of Whangarei, New Zealand.
The Museum Library Archives collection hold a souvenir album/autograph book belonging to Sergeant Bernard McGeehan and was donated by his family in 1999. The first page of the book contains the signatures of 'Officers and friends of B. McGeehan 3rd Auckland Regiment, Radio Station, Apia, Samoa'. Donald Jack was one of those who signed.
Attended Auckland University College (now the University of Auckland). AWMM
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- Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France AWMM
- Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
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I have letters Les wrote to his cousin Isobelle Winter (nee Jack) and his parents, plus some of his medals - those pertaining to his time in Samoa plus others.
Public - Julia Nancy - Other relative - 25 April 2016
- New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
Page No: 360 AWMM
- A.U.C. roll of honour, 1914 - 1920. MSS & Archives E-2, Special Collections, University of Auckland Libraries and Learning Services. AWMM
- Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
Vol. 1: Includes portrait AWMM
- McGeehan, Elizabeth B. Autographed wartime souvenir publication, 'Samoa' [ca. 1914 - 1915]. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library- Tāmaki Paenga Hira. MS-2004-43. AWMM
Includes signature AWMM
|25 April 2016||Julia Nancy||Wellington||Other relative||
|06 August 2015||Allan||Rotorua||Researcher||
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