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Leslie Henry Belchamber

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Portrait of L. H. Belchamber. Auckland Grammar School chronicle. 1918, v.6, n.2. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Portrait of L. H. Belchamber. Auckland Grammar School chronicle. 1918, v.6, n.2. Image has no known …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leslie Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Belchamber AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 21180 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    25 February 1894 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Domain Street, Auckland AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs Emily Belchamber (mother), 54 Grafton Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 21180 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
  • 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 John E. and Emily A. Belchamber, of 14, Cauldrey St., Eden Terrace, Auckland, New Zealand. (Commonwealth War Graves Commission)

    Corporal Belchamber was originally buried in thr Grevillers German Cemetery (Luxford) and was later reinterred at Beaulencourt.

    Attended Auckland Grammar School. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    24 August 1918 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    BapaumeFrance AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Beaulencourt British Cemetery, Ligny-Thilloy, Pas-de-Calais, France AWMM I. E. 18. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Obituary: Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. Third Term, 1918. AWMM
  • Memorial name
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Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Memorial roll, St Paul's Church, 25 Symonds Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM

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  • He was my Uncle - always remembered
    Public - Miriam isabel - Direct descendant - 7 November 2015
  • Thinking of you at this time and the sacrifice you made. Ellen (your great niece)
    Public - Ellen - Other Relative - 27 April 2015

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Connolly, A., & Stanes, P. Rememberance: Auckland Grammar School Great War Roll of Honour. Vols 1 & 2. Auckland: Petand Prodctions. AWMM
    • Connolly, A., & Stanes, P. Rememberance: Auckland Grammar School Great War Roll of Honour. Vols 1 & 2. Auckland: Petand Prodctions. AWMM
      Unpublished papers: family papers AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      38: 7 AWMM
    • Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. Auckland, N.Z.: Auckland Grammar School. AWMM
      Auckland Grammar School chronicle. 1918, Third term. pp.21-22. Obituary: Third Term, 1918. 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. 1: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
07 November 2015Miriam isabelAuckland n.z.Direct descendant
27 April 2015EllenGlen Eden Auckland New ZealandOther Relative
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