Māori › Cedric William Leeks Born 28 May 1896 - Died 8 August 1915 PDF Key details Service numberWWI 10/1882 AWMM Also known as Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Last rankWW1 Private AWMM Wellington Infantry Battalion AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesCedric William AWMM SurnameLeeks AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service numberWWI 10/1882 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Report › Report › Report › Report › Report › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Birth28 May 1896 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMM Ohingaiti, New Zealand AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin on embarkationE.L. Leeks (father), Ohingaiti, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 17 April 1915 AWMM Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaign1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Service numberWWI 10/1882 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Military decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Branch Trade Proficiency EnlistmentWW1 Unknown AWMM Wellington, New Zealand AWMM Occupation before enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 17 April 1915 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMMHMNZT 21 or HMNZT 22 or HMNZT 23 AWMM Vessel was Willochra or Knight Templar or Waitomo AWMM Private AWMM Wellington Infantry Battalion AWMM 4th Reinforcements AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date Liberation Repatriation POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 Private AWMM Wellington Infantry Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Son of Edward Lowry and Minnie Leeks, of 165, Featherston St., Palmerston NorthHe served at Gallipoli alongside his brothers Private Osric Harold Leeks and Private Ivan Leeks both of who alsom died of wounds sustained in battle. Osiric and Cedrick died in Gallipoli and Pte Ivan Leeks later died in the Somme, France. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Death8 August 1915 AWMM Age 19 AWMM Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM Date of death Age at death Place of death Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Death notes Cemetery Cemetery name Grave reference Obituary Memorial name Memorial reference Memorials Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameChunuk Bair (New Zealand) Memorial, Chunuk Bair Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM Roll of Honour Remember Cedric William Leeks by laying a poppy. William James Leekhard Cedric Russell Leeks Cedric William Leeks Frederick Edward Leeks Harold David Saint Nicolas Leeks Lay a poppy for 2021 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Cedric William Leeks Leave a note Contribute › Processing Related Serviceperson Osric Harold Leeks Ivan Lewis Leeks Ivan Lewis Leeks Osric Harold Leeks Sources Sources Contribute › External linksMilitary personnel file http://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=10918769 Further Reference A Street Near You record https://astreetnearyou.org/person/680114/- Further Reference Commonwealth War Graves Commission Casualty record https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/680114 Further Reference DocumentsScadden, J. (2018). Broken branches : New Zealand families who lost three or more children in the Great War. 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: 412 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 Contributors Processing Command item Command item Add new record Refresh DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact 20 July 2021Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher 04 February 2018JeniferWairarapaResearcher The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.Online Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.