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Full Name
Leonard A'Court
Rank Last Held
Gunner
Forename(s)
Leonard
Surname
A'Court
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
43588
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Gunner
Occupation before Enlistment
Soldier
Next of Kin
Mrs F.S. A'Court (mother), 109 Caledonian Road, Saint Albans, Christchurch, New Zealand
Enlistment Address
Alexandra Military Depot, New Zealand
Military District
Wellington
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
23rd Reinforcements New Zealand Field Artillery
Embarkation Date
2 April 1917
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Corinthic
Destination
Plymouth, England (10 June 1917)
Nominal Roll Number
57
Page on Nominal Roll
22
Last Unit Served
New Zealand Field Artillery
Place of Death
France
Date of Death
11 January 1918
Age at Death
32
Year of Death
1918
Cause of Death
Died of wounds
Cemetery Name
Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Grave Reference
XXVI. C. 15
Memorial Name
Family grave memorial, Linwood Cemetery, Christchurch, New Zealand
Biographical Notes
Leonard A'Court was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Francis C. A'Court, of 109, Caledonian Rd., St. Albans, Christchurch, New Zealand. Native of England.
Description of Image
  • Family memorial headstone, detail Linwood Cemetery (photo Sarndra Lees, January 2010)
  • Family memorial headstone, Linwood Cemetery (photo Sarndra Lees, January 2010)
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1918
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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