Louis Xavier Le Vaillant

Louis Xavier Le Vaillant

Louis Xavier Le Vaillant

Unit: New Zealand Infantry, 25 Battalion

Conflict: WW2

Additional Details:

Son of Thomas Joseph Le Vaillant and of Dora Le Vaillant (nee Lawe), of Whangarei, Auckland, New Zealand.

Public Contributions:

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  • Service Number: 5351
  • First Name: Louis Xavier
  • Surname: Le Vaillant
  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Date of Birth: Not known
  • Next of Kin: Mrs D Le Vaillant (mother), 6 Mansfield Terrace, Whangarei, North Auckland, New Zealand
  • Marital Status: Single
  • Occupation: Taxi driver
  • Nationality of Force: New Zealand
  • Force: Army
  • Unit: New Zealand Infantry, 25 Battalion

Casualty Details

  • Date of death: 21 March 1943
  • Age: 28
  • Conflict: WW2
  • Cause of Death: Killed in action

Embarkation Details

  • Body of Embarkation: Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 1st Echelon
  • Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
  • Embarkation Date: 5 January 1940
  • Destination: Egypt

Text in italics supplied by Cenotaph, Auckland War Memorial Museum