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Full Name
Gunn Leckie
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Gunn
Surname
Leckie
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
8289
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Farm Hand
Next of Kin
Mrs H.F. Leckie (mother), Lorne Street, Invercargill, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
C/o 'Cotswolds', Te Tipua, Gore, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 1st Echelon
Embarkation Unit
Infantry Reinforcements
Embarkation Date
5 January 1940
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Destination
Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 1
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 102
Last Unit Served
20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
Western Desert
Date of Death
1 December 1941
Age at Death
34
Year of Death
1941
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Cemetery Name
Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma, Libya
Grave Reference
6. G. 6.
Biographical Notes
Son of William Gunn Leckie and of Helen Cameron Leckie (nee Farquharson), of Dunedin, Otago
Sources Used
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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