Leonard George Reginald Dewe

Male 1897 - 1969  (71 years)


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  • Name Leonard George Reginald Dewe 
    Born 27 Sep 1897  New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Military Service 1917 
    • FULL NAME Leonard George Reginald Dewe
      WAR World War I, 1914-1918
      SERIAL NO. 42634
      FIRST KNOWN RANK Lance Corporal
      OCCUPATION BEFORE ENLISTMENT Railway clerk
      NEXT OF KIN Alfred Dewe (father), 12 Earn Street, Invercargill, New Zealand
      BODY ON EMBARKATION New Zealand Rifle Brigade
      EMBARKATION UNIT Reinforcements J Company
      EMBARKATION DATE 26 April 1917
      PLACE OF EMBARKATION Wellington, New Zealand
      TRANSPORT HMNZT 82
      VESSEL Pakeha
      DESTINATION Plymouth, England
      NOMINAL ROLL NUMBER 60
      PAGE ON NOMINAL ROLL 20
      SOURCES USED Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1918
      Source - Cenotaph Database Auckland War Memorial
    Cremated Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, Linwood, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Memorial R39 Roselawn 
    Died 02 Aug 1969  Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, Linwood, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Woodlawn Memorial Park Roselawn
    Woodlawn Memorial Park Roselawn
    The rear plaque - inscription reads:
    L. G. R. Dewe 1st NZEF 42634 DIED 2 - 8 - 61
    Marjory Dewe DIED 26 - 2 - 68
    The left front plaque is for Colleen Elizabeth Dewe
    The right front plaque is for David Allan Dewe and his wife Lilian Audrey Dewe
    Person ID I22433  Frost Family
    Last Modified 20 Nov 2017 

    Father Alfred Dewe,   b. 05 May 1866, Sutton Courtenay, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Feb 1937, Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Florence Annie Simpson,   b. 09 Jul 1869, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Jun 1916, Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Married 29 Jul 1890  Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Marriage Dewe-Simpson
    Marriage Dewe-Simpson
    Electoral Roll 1896  Forth St, Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Dewe, Alfred, upholsterer, residential
    Dewe, Florence Annie, housewife, residential
    Invercargill Roll 1896 
    Electoral Roll 1911  Teviot St, Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Dewe, Alfred, upholsterer
    Dewe, Florence Annie, married
    Invercargill Roll 1911 
    Electoral Roll 1914  12 Earn St, Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Dewe, Alfred, upholsterer
    Dewe, Elizabeth Sarah, dressmaker
    Dewe, Elsie Ruth, spinster
    Dewe, Florence Annie, married
    Invercargill General Roll 1914 
    Family ID F6851  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Marjory Armstrong,   b. 28 Jun 1901, Kokiri, Grey, West Coast, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1968, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Electoral Roll 1919  Reefton, West Coast, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Dewe, Leonard George Reginald, c/- Stapleton's Hotel, Reefton, clerk
    Motueka Supplementary Roll 1919 
    Married 20 Dec 1922  New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Electoral Roll 1928  Kotuku, Grey, West Coast, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Dewe, Leonard George Reginald, yardman
    Dewe, Marjory, married
    Westland General Roll 1928, 1935 and 1938 
    Electoral Roll 1938  158 Cannon St, Edgeware, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Dewe, Leonard George Reginald, yardman
    Dewe, Marjory, married
    Christchurch North Supplementary Roll 1938 
    Electoral Roll 1946  Christ's College, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Dewe, David Allan, warehouseman,(1949 only)
    Dewe, Leonard George Reginald, caretaker
    Dewe, Marjory, married
    Fendalton General Roll 1946 and 1949 
    Electoral Roll 1954  22 Whitfield St, Sumner, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Dewe, Colleen Elizabeth, spinster(1957 Accountant)
    Dewe, David Allan, warehouseman,
    Dewe, Leonard George Reginald, orderman
    Dewe, Marjory, married
    Lyttelton General Roll 1954 and 1957 
    Electoral Roll 1963  22 Whitfield St, Sumner, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Dewe, Marjory, widow
    10 Arnold St, Sumner (next door)
    Dewe, David Allan, warehouseman
    Dewe, Lilian Audrey, married
    Lyttelton Main Roll 1963  
    Children 
     1. Leslie Gordon Dewe,   b. 09 Jan 1924,   d. 26 Feb 1927, Kumara, West Coast, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
    +2. David Allan Dewe,   b. 23 Mar 1926,   d. 20 May 1977, Princess Margaret Hospital, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     3. Colleen Elizabeth Dewe,   b. 30 May 1930, Hokitika, Westland, West Coast, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1993, Dunedin Public Hospital, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
    Last Modified 2 Feb 2014 
    Family ID F16115  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Sep 1897 - New Zealand Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Dec 1922 - New Zealand Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElectoral Roll - Dewe, Leonard George Reginald, yardman
    Dewe, Marjory, married
    Westland General Roll 1928, 1935 and 1938 - 1928 - Kotuku, Grey, West Coast, New Zealand
    Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 02 Aug 1969 - Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S293] BDM NZ Historical Records, (http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.identityservices.govt.nz/home/), 1897/19042 (Reliability: 3), 27 Sep 1897.
      Dewe Leonard George Reginald; Mother Florence Annie; Father Alfred

    2. [S293] BDM NZ Historical Records, (http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.identityservices.govt.nz/home/), 1890/2514 (Reliability: 3), 29 Jul 1890.
      Florence Annie Simpson
      Alfred Dewe

    3. [S293] BDM NZ Historical Records, (http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.identityservices.govt.nz/home/), 1922/6938 (Reliability: 3), 20 Dec 1922.
      Marjory Armstrong
      Leonard George Reginald Dewe