TOZER, Leslie Henry
(Service number 37/501)
|First Rank||Last Rank|
|Date||18 August 1887||Place of Birth||Geraldine|
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|Previous Military Experience||Volunteer & Territorial Service - 10 years; N.Z.P.S. (Temporary Inst) - 2 years 6 months - serving|
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|Served with||New Zealand Armed Forces (?)||Served in|
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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|
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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