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Harold Leishman Langdon

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Portrait, oval - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, oval - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Harold Leishman AWMM
  • Surname
    Langdon AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Harold Lushman Langdon AWMM
    • Harold Lushman AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 4/617 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    4 July 1886 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Wangaehu, Masterton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    R.L. Langdon (father), Wangaehu, Masterton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 December 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 4/617 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM WellingtonNew Zealand 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
    Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died of disease AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Robert Leishman Langdon and Kate Langdon.

    Brother of Robert Leishman Langdon (44495), who was killed in action on 2 February 1918, in France.


    Listed incorrectly as Harold Lushman Langdon on the Nominal Roll AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    5 August 1915 AWMM
    Age 29 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt AWMM J.176. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Obituary published, source unknown AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Unpublished papers: family papers AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 404 AWMM
    • In Memoriam, 1914-1918. (1919).Wanganui, N.Z.: Collegiate School. 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. 2: Includes portrait AWMM
    • The Fields of Remembrance Trust: Brothers Field, Auckland Museum (Armistice, 2018) AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith and Lyn Griffiths (2021). AWMM

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