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Full Name
Leslie Hamar Arden
Rank Last Held
Trooper
Forename(s)
Leslie Hamar
Surname
Arden
War
South African War, 1899-1902
Serial No.
7263
First Known Rank
Trooper
Occupation before Enlistment
Wood-carver
Next of Kin
Fanny Arden (stepmother), Frankley Road, New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
9th Contingent
Embarkation Unit
North Island Regiment, G Squadron
Embarkation Date
19 March 1902
Place of Embarkation
Auckland, New Zealand
Vessel
Devon
Destination
South Africa
Last Unit Served
9th Contingent, New Zealand Mounted Rifles
Place of Death
Germiston, South Africa
Date of Death
28 June 1902
Year of Death
1902
Cause of Death
Accidental death on active service
Memorial Name
  • Ranfurly Veterans' Home, 539 Mount Albert Road, Three Kings, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum, South African War Memorial 1899 - 1902
Biographical Notes
Accidentally shot
Description of Image
  • Roll of Honour, Ranfurly Veterans' Home, detail, 7th Contingent - Irregular Forces, (photo J. Halpin September 2011)
  • Roll of Honour, Ranfurly Veterans' Home, (photo J. Halpin September 2011)
  • Roll of Honour, Ranfurly Veterans' Home, detail, commemoration panel (photo J. Halpin September 2011)
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum, South African War Memorial 1899-1902, Name panel A: A'Court, S.C. - Arkell, C.A. (photo John Halpin, December 2011).
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum, South African War Memorial 1899-1902 Dedication panel. (photo John Halpin, December 2011).
Further References
http://www.aucklandmuseum.com | Auckland Museum