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Leonard James Bancroft Chapple

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Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 62), Page: 13 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 62), Page: 13 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leonard James Bancroft AWMM
  • Surname
    Chapple AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 39729 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Unitarian AWMM

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    22 January 1893 AWMM Australia AWMM
    Australia AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Boy's High School, Invercargill AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW1 J.H.G. Chapple (father), Nottingham Avenue, Thousand Oaks, Berkeley, California, United States of America AWMM
    • WW1 Miss D. Stevenson, (friend) 93 Tweed Street, Invercargill AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 14 October 1916 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    School teacher/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
    Medical, WWI AWMM
    Influenza, May 1918. AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Transferred to the Reserve of Officers on November, 11 1944. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    21 August 1980 AWMM
    Age 87 AWMM
    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

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Sources

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