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BRENTON, Leonard Francis Victor
(Service number 70926)

Aliases Enlisted as Leonard Victor BRENTON
First Rank Private Last Rank

Birth

Date 25 June 1897 Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Clerk
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs Annie BRENTON (mother), Roslyn Terrace, Timaru
Religion
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 38th Reinforcements, Specialists Company
Date 5 June 1918
Transport Remuera
Embarked From Destination Liverpool, Merseyside, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Campaigns
Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

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

Discharge

Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Death

Date 23 March 1982 Age 84 years
Place of Death
Cause
Notices
Memorial or Cemetery Waimate Old Cemetery
Memorial Reference Plot 381
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Leonard Victor Brenton was the son of John and Annie Brenton. He returned to New Zealand in March 1919 per the Willochra. In 1922 he married Hilda Phyllis Opie.

Sources

Auckalnd War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [14 December 2018]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [14 December 2018]; Timaru Herald, 5 March 1919 (Papers Past) [14 December 2018]

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Teresa Scott, SC branch NZSG

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