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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: HMNZT 80
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: Military personnel file
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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