SMITH, George Leslie
(Service number 41033)

Aliases Born George Leslie James SMITH
First Rank Private Last Rank Private


Date 18 December 1890 Place of Birth Temuka, Canterbury

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment C/o W. Quirk, Berwick
Occupation Driver
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin D. G. SMITH (father), Hereford Street, Timaru
Religion Presbyterian
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 23rd Reinforcements, Otago Infantry Regiment, D Company
Date 14 March 1917
Transport Ruapehu
Embarked From Destination Devonport, Devon, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Otago Regiment

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
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Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 9 March 1961 Age 70 years
Place of Death Geraldine
Notices Timaru Herald, 10 March 1961
Memorial or Cemetery Geraldine Cemetery
Memorial Reference Services Section, Row 504, Plot 6
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

George Leslie Smith was the second son of David Gordon and Elizabeth (née Velvin) Smith.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [26 May 2017]; NZBDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [26 May 2017]; Geraldine Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [26 May 2017]

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