Trooper Leonard Augustus William SUBRITZKY

Leonard Augustus William SUBRITZKY was born 16 June 1891 at Awanui.  Prior to his enlistment he was employed as a mariner aboard the schooner Greyhound.  He was of medium build, 6 ft 4 ins in height, had hazel eyes and brown hair.  He was single and his next of kin was his father Captain Ludolph Anton SUBRITZKY, Master Mariner of Awanui.  He enlisted in the New Zealand Army for two years as a Trooper with the Mangonui Mounted Rifles and also the 11th North Auckland Mounted Rifles.  Upon completion of three years military service he resigned on 17 June 1912