CONNELLY, Leonard William
(Service number 12015)

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Date 23 October 1892 Place of Birth Dunedin

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Peel Forest, via Rangitat
Occupation Farmer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin William CONNELLY (father), Winchester, South Canterbury
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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 12th Reinforcements, New Zealand Field Engineers, Field Troop
Date 1 May 1916
Transport Ulimaroa
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
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Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

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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