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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).
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