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Full Name
Leonard Hendle
Rank Last Held
Sergeant
Forename(s)
Leonard
Surname
Hendle
Also Known As
Henry
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
2/49
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Bombardier
Next of Kin
William Hendle (father), Kaiwarra, Wellington, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Kaiwarra, New Zealand
Military District
Wellington
Body on Embarkation
  • Samoan Advance Party
  • 5th Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit
Field Artillery
Embarkation Date
  • 15 August 1914
  • 13 June 1915
Place of Embarkation
  • Wellington, New Zealand
  • Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
  • Moeraki or Monowai
  • Maunganui or Tahiti or Aparima
Destination
  • Apia, Samoa
  • Suez, Egypt (24 July - 6 August 1915)
Page on Nominal Roll
323
Campaigns
  • Samoa
  • Gallipoli
  • Western Front
Last Unit Served
New Zealand Field Artillery, 6th Battery
Place of Death
Somme, France
Date of Death
10 April 1918
Age at Death
22
Year of Death
1918
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Cemetery Name
Strand Military Cemetery, Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium
Grave Reference
IX. P. 6.
Biographical Notes
Leonard Hendle was the son of William and Eliza Hendle, of Pickering Terrace, Kaiwarra, Wellington, New Zealand; husband of Eliza Agnes Hendle, of 1 Pickering Terrace, Kaiwarra, Wellington. Also served on Gallipoli and in Samoa.
Description of Image
Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1918
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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