CONNELLY, Leonard William
(Service number 12015)
|First Rank||Sapper||Last Rank|
|Date||23 October 1892||Place of Birth||Dunedin|
|Address at Enlistment||Peel Forest, via Rangitat|
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|Next of Kin||William CONNELLY (father), Winchester, South Canterbury|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||12th Reinforcements, New Zealand Field Engineers, Field Troop|
|Date||1 May 1916|
|Embarked From||Wellington||Destination||Suez, Egypt|
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Leonard William Connelly was the only son of William and Julia Augusta (née Morton) Connelly. Born in Dunedin on 23 October 1892, Leonard attended Waimataitai and Temuka schhools. He married Pansy Winifred Parke on 24 March 1920 at St Peter's Church, Temuka.
Auckland War Mmeorial Museum Cenotaph Database [13 January 2017]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [13 January 2017]
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