Māori › Osric Harold Leeks Born 8 August 1894 - Died 5 September 1915 PDF Key details Service numberWWI 8/835 AWMM Also known as Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Last rankWW1 Private AWMM Otago 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 ForenamesOsric Harold AWMM SurnameLeeks AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service numberWWI 8/835 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Report › Report › Report › Report › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Birth8 August 1894 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 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaign Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Service numberWWI 8/835 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 enlistmentSawmill hand Public - Chris - 24 March 2015 - Military personnel file. Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 16 October 1914 AWMM from Port Chalmers, Dunedin AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM HMNZT 5 or HMNZT 9 AWMM Vessel was Ruapehu or Hawkes Bay AWMM Private AWMM Otago Infantry Battalion AWMM Main Body AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date Liberation Repatriation POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesDied of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 Private AWMM Otago Infantry Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Osric Leeks was the son of E. Lowry Leeks and Minnie Leeks. Born at Ohingaiti, New Zealand. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Death5 September 1915 AWMM Age 21 AWMM Date of death Age at death Place of death Cause of deathDied of wounds AWMM Death notes CemeteryGibraltar (North Front) Cemetery, Gibraltar AWMM C. 3089. AWMM Cemetery name Grave reference Obituary Memorial name Memorial reference Memorials Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Roll of Honour Remember Osric Harold Leeks by laying a poppy. Ivan Lewis Leeks Lowry Leeks Osric Harold Leeks Ralph Lowry Leeks John Henry Leeman Lay a poppy for 2021 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Osric Harold Leeks Leave a note Contribute › Processing Related Serviceperson Cedric William Leeks Ivan Lewis Leeks Cedric William Leeks Ivan Lewis Leeks Sources Sources Contribute › External linksMilitary personnel file http://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=10918773 Further Reference A Street Near You record https://astreetnearyou.org/person/473167/- Further Reference Commonwealth War Graves Commission Casualty record https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/473167 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 24 March 2015Chrislower hutt, NZOther 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.