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Alexander Craig Leith

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alexander Craig AWMM
  • Surname
    Leith AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 11889 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    17 December 1894 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Isabella Leith (mother), Ngutuiwera, via Waverley, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 11889 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 Contractor/Civilian 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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  • Alexander Leith was the son of Isabella Leith of Waitotara, Orangimea, Patea, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    28 September 1916 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France AWMM

Roll of Honour

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  • Thinking of you.
    Public - Bryan - Other Relative - 24 April 2015
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  • Room 11 of St John's Hill School Leave a poppy for Alexander Craig Leith. We will think of you on ANZAC day.
    Public - Samantha Jayne - 1 April 2015
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Sources

Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
14 June 2016AllanRotoruaResearcher
24 April 2015BryanHavelock North New ZalandOther Relative
01 April 2015Samantha JayneWanganui New ZealandOther

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