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Full Name: Leslie Ian Carson
Rank Last Held: Lieutenant
Forename(s): Leslie Ian
Surname: Carson
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 8020
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Corporal
Occupation before Enlistment: Storeman
Next of Kin: Mrs M. Carson (mother), 46 Keppel Street, New Brighton, Christchurch, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: 220 Fitzgerald Avenue, Christchurch, New Zealand
Military District: Christchurch
Body on Embarkation: Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 1st Echelon
Embarkation Unit: 20 Armoured Regiment
Embarkation Date: 5 January 1940
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Destination: Egypt
Nominal Roll Number: WW2 1
Page on Nominal Roll: WW2 33
Campaigns: Italy
Last Unit Served: 20 Armoured Regiment
Place of Death: Italy
Date of Death: 15 December 1943
Age at Death: 29
Year of Death: 1943
Cemetery Name: Moro River Canadian War Cemetery, Italy
Grave Reference: XII.H.2.
Description of Image: Portrait
Sources Used:
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL:
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