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John Donald MacLeod

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Donald AWMM
  • Surname
    MacLeod AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 6/3231 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    18 September 1891 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Tangowahine, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs D. Macleod (mother), Hikurangi, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 November 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 6/3231 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM School teacher/Civilian AWMM
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  • 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

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • John MacLeod was the son of Donald and Catherine MacLeod of Hikurangi, New Zealand. His age at death is recorded as 29 years on the CWGC entry.

      Attended Auckland University College (now the University of Auckland). AWMM
    • His younger brother, Davis Simcock MacLEOD (40353), enlisted on the 14th Nov 1916. Public - Sandra - Researcher - 4 January 2019 - Waipu Museum
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Death

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  • Death
    27 September 1916 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    CORPORAL J. D. McLeod. Corporal John Donald MacLeod, killed in action recently, was the oldest son of Mr and Mrs. Donald MacLeod, of Hikurangi, and belonged to the teaching Profession. He left New Zealand with the reinforcements. Corporal MacLeod was aged 25 years, and was a fine type of young New Zealander. Another son, Davies Simcock MacLeod, leaves for camp in November. (NZ HERALD, 19 OCT 1916) Public - Sandra - Researcher - 11 October 2018 - Papers Past Online
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  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France AWMM
    • Hikurangi Primary School War Memorial, 4 Swan Ave, Hikurangi 0114 AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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11 October 2018SandraWaipuResearcher
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