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Leon Finlayson

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leon AWMM
  • Surname
    Finlayson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Edward Leon Finlayson Public - Sandra - Researcher - 10 December 2018 - Waipu Museum
  • Service number
    WWI 12/2695 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
    Unknown AWMM Mangapai, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Cross (mother), Kamo, Whangarei, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 August 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12/2695 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 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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Leon Finlayson was the son of Mrs. M. Cross, of "The Gables," Russell, Bay of Islands, New Zealand. AWMM
    • His parents were Angus & Margaret FINLAYSON (nee Rowlands). He had 9 siblings – Rubina Catherine (b1886), Robert Lawrence (b1889), Roderick (b1889), Rita Vivian (b1890), Cecil Angus (b1893), Constance Mary (b1897), John (b1899), Te Rangi Tuta (b1901) and Marjorie Te Aroha (b1906). Public - Sandra - Researcher - 10 December 2018 - Waipu Museum
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    7 October 1917 AWMM
    Age 29 AWMM
    BelgiumEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM XXV. C. 20. AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Roll of Honour, Northern Wairoa RSA, Dargaville AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Whangarei & Districts Memorial, located in the Laurie Hall Park, Whangarei Public - Sandra - Researcher - 10 December 2018 - Memorial search

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Sources

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