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Arnold Daniel Herbert Leak

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 70), Page: 25 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 70), Page: 25 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Arnold Daniel Herbert AWMM
  • Surname
    Leak AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 54284 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
    Daniel Arthur Leak (father), Warren View, Gloucester Road, Kingston Hill, Surrey, England AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Dardanelles Public - Robert Christopher - 7 October 2016 - Family Papers

    My Great Grandparents received a letter from his father which I came across recently. It reads:

    Warren View
    Gloucester Road
    Kingston Hill
    Surrey
    September 9th, 1915
    Dear Mrs James,
    I am writing to express our deep gratitude for your son's (Christopher's) assistance to our boy when the latter was laying wounded and helpless at the Dardanelles during the fighting on the 21st August.
    My boy, whom I saw in hospital today, tells me that Christopher, also wounded, crossed over an exposed space under heavy fire and dragged him to a spot of comparative safety, probably saving my son's life through that act of unselfishness and gallantry.
    Would you kindly let me have your son's full regimental address, in order that we may write to him and thank him, however inadequately.
    I understand that your boy's wound is a laceration of the hand and probably not serious.
    Have you good news from him?
    Believe me, sincerely yours,
    D A Leak
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 54284 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Station cadet/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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

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Death

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

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • Documents
    • The short cut : being a souvenir of the wanderings of "A" Company, 29th Reinforcements, across the two great oceans : Christmas souvenir. [1917]. London: Printed by St. Clements Press. AWMM
      Unpublished papers: family papers AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      70: 25 AWMM

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07 October 2016Robert ChristopherWoking, Surrey, UKOther

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