STORY, Leslie John William
(Service number 6/1408)

First Rank Private Last Rank Warrant Officer


Date 8 March 1893 Place of Birth Orari

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment King Street, Temuka
Occupation Cabinetmaker
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin A. STORY (father), 33 Campbell Street, Palmerston North
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation 2nd Reinforcements
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Date 14 December 1914
Transport Verdala or Willochra or Knight of the Garter
Embarked From Wellington Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Canterbury Regiment

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

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Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations



Date 18 December 1963 Age 68 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference Services Section, Row 120, Plot 5
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Leslie John William Story married Kathleen Wareing in 1920. kathleen died in 1987 and is buried with her prents in Temuka Cemetery.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [29 December 2016]; Timaru Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [29 December 2016]

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