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Leo Campion

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 45), Page: 4 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 45), Page: 4 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leo AWMM
  • Surname
    Campion AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    25806 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    15 July 1886 AWMM FeildingManawatu-Wanganui AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 30 May 1916 AWMM Arawhata, Fordell, Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    James Campion (father), Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 15 November 1916 AWMM Single AWMM


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 30 May 1916 AWMM
    Age 30 AWMM
    Farmer/Civilian AWMM
    TrenthamUpper Hutt 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
      5 feet 9 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      124 pounds AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      Medium AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Blue AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Light Brown AWMM
    • Medical, WWI AWMM
      Sick whilst on leave 31 December 1918 AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Pleurisy 5 January 1919 AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Single at attestation in Trentham. He married just before embarkation in Auckland on the 2 October 1916 Enid Dupere (Jill) Hanna

    His wife was a twin the sister of Launcelot Crawford (Jack) Hanna, they were nicknamed Jack and Jill and sister to Norman Hugh Hanna (800548) and Philip Roderick McRae Hanna (4/509)

    Returned to New Zealand on the Rimutaka 5 April 1919

    He served in WW2 with the Home Guard as a Lieutenant from 1 August 1941 Fordell Battalion and was promoted to Captain 25 May 1943 AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    6 July 1973 AWMM
    Age 86 AWMM
    PutikiManawatu-Wanganui 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



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  • Memorial name

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  • External links
  • References
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Correspondence with family AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      45: 4 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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