CONNOR, Leonard Smith
(Service number 8/174)

First Rank Private Last Rank Private


Date 4 June 1888 Place of Birth Dunedin

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Roxburgh, NZ
Occupation Labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Charles Connor(father) Standfield St, Mornington, Dunedin
Religion Not recorded
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation Main Body
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Otago Infantry Battalion
Date 16 October 1914
Transport NMNZT 5, 9 Ruapehu, Hawkes Bay
Embarked From Port Chalmers Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

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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


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 28 Sept 1916 Age 24
Place of Death Somme, France
Cause KIA
Notices 10/16/1916
Memorial or Cemetery Caterpillar Valley (NZ) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru

Biographical Notes

son of late Charles and Agnes Connor, Native of Mornington, Dunedin. next of king Brother Daniel C Connor, c/- Kurow Hotel. Daniel also served, Serial No 27463


War record open in Archives

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Liz Shea, SC branch NZSG

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