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Leonard Robert Lee

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 57), Page: 29 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 57), Page: 29 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leonard Robert AWMM
  • Surname
    Lee AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 40588 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs J. Buchan (sister), 5A Union Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 40588 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 Saddler AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Leonard was born in Ashburton 5th November 1894. His full name on his birth certificate is Leonard Robert Yow Luk Lee Goon. His father was Chinese and came to New Zealand for the goldfields in the 1870's, his mother was from the East end of London and arrived in Lyttelton in 1879. He was the youngest of nine children.
    The family moved to Auckland when he was an infant.
    At the time of his enlistment he was employed as a saddle maker, in later years as this trade was no longer required, he worked on the Auckland wharves.
    During his time in the armed forces Len was with the army band, and this was an interest he carried on after
    the war playing in brass bands. One of the bands he played in were a regular feature the Auckland Zoo band rotunda.
    He married Lilian Charlotte Lee nee Robertson in 1920 and they had six children. Len passed away in 1951 at the age of 57 (Source:Family Source) AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name

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