(Service number 34589)

Aliases Les
First Rank Rifleman Last Rank


Date 9 December 1895 Place of Birth Christchurch

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Temuka, South Canterbury
Occupation Plumber
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs J. McCORMACK (aunt), Hornbrook Street, Temuka
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Reinforcements, G Company
Date 30 December 1916
Transport Athenic
Embarked From Destination Plymouth, Devon, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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Military Awards

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No information

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


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 27 May 1976 Age 81 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Temuka Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 193, Plot 905
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Leslie Boulter, known as Les, was born in 1895 at Christchurch. He was educated at Temuka School. His next-of-kin was his 'aunt', Mary Ann McCormick (née Boulter). In 1926 Les married Ivy Louden.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [17 March 2017]; Temuka Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [19 March 2017]; School admission records (South Canterbury Branch NZSG) [17 March 2017]

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