Māori › Ivan Lewis Leeks Born 12 May 1893 - Died 14 July 1916 PDF Key details Service numberWWI 8/2441 AWMM Also known as Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Last rankWW1 Private AWMM Otago Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy Photograph of Pte. Ivan L. Leeks. Taken from the supplement to the Auckland Weekly News 17 August 19 … View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesIvan Lewis AWMM SurnameLeeks AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service numberWWI 8/2441 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Report › Report › Report › Report › Report › Report › Report › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Birth12 May 1893 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMM Gladstone House, Marton, New Zealand AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin on embarkationE.L. Leeks (father), Ohingaiti, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 13 June 1915 AWMM Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaign1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Service numberWWI 8/2441 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 13 Jun 1915-24 July 1915 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM HMNZT 24 AWMM Vessel was Maunganui AWMM Private AWMM Otago Infantry Battalion AWMM 5th 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 Otago Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Private Ivan Leeks was the son of Edward Lowry and Minnie Leeks, of Palmerston North, New Zealand.He served at Gallipoli along side his brothers Private Osric Harold Leeks (1894-1915) and Private Cedric William Leeks (1896-1915) both of whom died of wounds sustained in battle. Pte Ivan Leeks later died in the Somme, France. AWMM Brother of Private Osric Harold Leeks (1894-1915) : NZEF Service # 8/835; Otago Regiment - died of wounds - 5 September 1915 - at sea whilst being medically evacuated from Gallipoli and also brother of Private Cedric Williams Leeks (1896-1915) : NZEF Service # 10/1882; Wellington Infantry Regiment - who was killed in action 8 August 1915 at Gallipoli - aged 19 years. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 4 February 2018 - Military Files of Privates Osric & Cedric Leeks : AWMM Read more Death About death Contribute › Death14 July 1916 AWMM Age 23 AWMM Somme, Northern France AWMM Date of death Age at death Place of death Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Death notes CemeteryCite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres, France AWMM I. D. 23. AWMM Cemetery name Grave reference Obituary Memorial name Memorial reference Memorials Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Roll of Honour Remember Ivan Lewis Leeks by laying a poppy. Harold David Saint Nicolas Leeks Horace Robert Leeks Ivan Lewis Leeks Lowry Leeks Osric Harold Leeks Lay a poppy for 2021 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Ivan Lewis Leeks Leave a note Contribute › Processing Related Serviceperson Osric Harold Leeks Cedric William Leeks Cedric William Leeks Osric Harold Leeks Sources Sources Contribute › External linksMilitary personnel file http://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=10918772 Further Reference A Street Near You record https://astreetnearyou.org/person/276724/- Further Reference Commonwealth War Graves Commission Casualty record https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/276724 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 02 March 2017AllanRotoruaResearcher 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.