FENWICK, Leonard Robert
(Service number 48853)

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Date 13 January 1897 Place of Birth Oxford

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Totara Valley, Pleasant Point
Occupation Farm hand
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin John FENWICK (father), Pleasant Point, South Canterbury
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 26th Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company
Date 9 June 1917
Transport Willochra
Embarked From Destination Devonport, Devon, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Canterbury Regiment

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Date 23 December 1973 Age 76 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference Services Section, Row 158, Plot 95
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Leonard Robert Fenwick was the eldest in the Family of John and Theres Jane Bessie (Bessie, née Becker) Fenwick. He married Cora Maben Stowell in 1927. He attended East Oxford and Ashley Gorge schools before the family moved to Timaru in 1908.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [01 January 2016]; Timaru Cemetery headstone image (Timaru district Council]; 01 Janaury 2016]

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