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Leddra Le Gallais

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Unknown, photographer. (ca. 1914). Leddra Le Gallais, killed Gallipoli 23.7.1915 aged 29. Auckland War Memorial Museum – Tāmaki Paenga Hira. PH-1995-2-20. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Unknown, photographer. (ca. 1914). Leddra Le Gallais, killed Gallipoli 23.7.1915 aged 29. Auckland W …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leddra AWMM
  • Surname
    Le Gallais AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 12/2171 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • AWMM
    • 7 November 1886 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Burwood, Princes Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Horatio N. Le Gallais (father), Northop, Mangakura, via Hotea, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 17 April 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12/2171 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Horatio N. and Eliza M. Le Gallais, of Tauhoa, North Auckland.

    Three children served in WW1 Leddra (12/2171) kia, Owen (6/3230) and Charlotte (Lottie) (22/137) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    23 July 1915 AWMM
    Age 29 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Shrapnel Valley Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey AWMM I.C.9. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • I'm very proud to be a cousin of Leddra who was one of the 2779 New Zealanders that were killed at Gallipoli. My great-grandma Leslie Wallis was the first cousin of Lottie, Leddie, and Owen.

    All gave some, some gave all.
    Public - James - Other relative - 26 November 2021
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  • Remembering Great Uncle Leddie today...he was a teacher. Leddie died at Gallipoli and is buried in Shrapnel Valley cemetery there. He has no children so it is up to others in his family to remember him.
    Public - Linda - Other relative - 25 April 2020
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Le Gallais family. Papers, 1870 - 1920. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-95-11. AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 412 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. 4: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith and Lyn Griffiths (2021). AWMM

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26 November 2021JamesAucklandOther relative
30 October 2021Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
25 April 2020LindaAuckland, NZOther relative

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