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Full Name
Leopold Busby
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Leopold
Surname
Busby
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
801608
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Farm hand
Next of Kin
Mrs L. Busby (mother), Herekino, Far North, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
c/o S. Busby, Pukepoto, New Zealand
Military District
Kaitaia
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit
28 (Maori) Battalion
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 14
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 16
Campaigns
Italy
Last Unit Served
28 (Maori) Battalion
Place of Death
Italy
Date of Death
10 April 1945
Age at Death
22
Year of Death
1945
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Cemetery Name
Faenza War Cemetery, Italy
Grave Reference
IV. G. 8.
Memorial Name
Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories
Biographical Notes
Son of Simon and Lizzie Busby, of Kaitaia.
Description of Image
Portrait, Weekly News
Further References
Sources Used
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 14 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1944 to 31st December, 1944)
  • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139.
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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