LEECH, Horace
(Service number 28894)

Aliases aka Horace Cadman LEECH
First Rank Private Last Rank


Date 27 April 1895 Place of Birth Port Chalmers

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment "Limeview", Fairlie
Occupation Farmer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs Cordelia. LEECH (mother), Hinemoa House, Rotorua
Religion Church of England
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 18th Reinforcements, J Company
Date 11 October 1916
Transport Tofua
Embarked From Destination
Other Units Served With Plymouth, Devon, England
Last Unit Served With

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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 28 September 1948 Age 52 years
Place of Death Christchurch
Notices Timaru Herald, 2 October 1948
Memorial or Cemetery Ruru Lawn Cemetery, Christchurch
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Horace Leech was the son (possibly the only child) of David and Cordelia (Delia, née Wood) Leech. He married Kathleen Mary O'Donoghue in 1926.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [19 August 2017]

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