TOZER, Leslie Henry
(Service number 37/501)

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Date 18 August 1887 Place of Birth Geraldine

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Motor mechanic
Previous Military Experience Volunteer & Territorial Service - 10 years; N.Z.P.S. (Temporary Inst) - 2 years 6 months - serving
Marital Status Single
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Date 18 June 1946 Age 57 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Ruru Lawn Cemetery, Christchurch
Memorial Reference Block 34, Plot 235
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Leslie Henry TOZER was the eldest son of William John TOZER and his wife Theresa Ellen (Ellen) née SCHRADER. His brother Walter Otto TOZER served overseas and his brother Francis Edward TOZER also enlisted but did not serve overseas.


Timaru Herald, 2 July 1914, 4 September 1917, 18 July 1919, Press, 19 August 1944 (Papers Past) [15 & 16 December 2015]; Headstone transcription ruru Lawn Cemetery (South Canterbury Branch NZSG cemetery records) [16 December 2015]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [15 December 2015]

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