Leonard William SMITH

Regimental number23/1814
OccupationFarm hand
Next of kinFather, William L Smith, Tariki, Taranaki
Rank on embarkationRifleman
Unit nameNew Zealand Rifle Brigade, 1915, 3rd Reinforcements of 1st Battalion, E Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on board HMNZT 38 Tahiti on 8 January 1916
Final rankRifleman
Final unit1st Battalion, New Zealand Rifle Brigade
FateKilled in Action 14 April 1917
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialBerks Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row L, Grave No 23), nr Ieper, Belgium
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George Thomas and Alice Smith, 11 Palm Grove, Berhampore, Wigton
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNominal Roll Vol. 2: Roll 15, p. 5