James Alexander Leslie Unknown date of birth - Died 16 November 1916 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service numberWWI 14444 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankWW1 Private AWMMAuckland Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Lay a poppy Portrait of J. A. Leslie. Auckland Grammar School chronicle. … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesJames Alexander AWMM SurnameLeslie AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service numberWWI 14444 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupation before enlistmentWW1 Student AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistment Next of kin on embarkationWW1 D.K.A. Leslie (father), Lynton Avenue, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Relationship status Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service numberWWI 14444 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW1 Unknown AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 26 Jun 1916-22 August 1916 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Devonport, Devon, England AWMM HMNZT 57 AWMMVessel was Tahiti AWMMPrivate AWMM; 14th Reinforcements, Auckland Infantry Battalion, A Company AWMM; New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesDied of wounds, Cause of Death AWMMHe had over 80 Minenwerfer shell fragments embedded in his body from a shell explosion.Information from Greg G. M. Mitchell, who was wounded at the same time. AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 Private AWMMAuckland Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › James Leslie was the son of David K. A. Leslie, of Auckland, New Zealand.Attended Auckland Grammar School.His brother, Roy Leslie (2/577), also died in World War 1. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death18 AWMM Date of death16 November 1916 AWMM Cause of deathDied of wounds AWMM Place of deathFrance AWMM Death notesFrance AWMM Cemetery nameEstaires Communal Cemetery, Nord, France AWMM Grave referenceIII. I. 14. AWMM Memorial nameAuckland Grammar School War Memorial, New Zealand AWMMOnehunga War Memorial Swimming Pool, Jellicoe Park (off Quadrant Road), Park Gardens, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand AWMMOnehunga Arch of Remembrance, Jellicoe Park (off Quadrant Road), Park Gardens, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand AWMMAuckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMMMt Roskill War Memorial, War Memorial Park, 13 May Road, Mt Roskill, Auckland AWMM Memorial reference ObituaryObituary: Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. 1917. AWMM Roll of Honour Remember James Alexander Leslie by laying a poppy. James Leslie James Leslie James Alexander Leslie James Francis Leslie James Frank Leslie Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of James Alexander Leslie Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources UsedMilitary personnel filehttp://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=10919106Further ReferenceThe New Zealand Heritage List. War Memorial, Auckland Grammar School, Mountain Road, Epsom, Auckland.http://www.heritage.org.nz/the-list/details/4472Further ReferenceMinistry for Culture and Heritage. War Memorialhttp://www.nzhistory.net.nz/media/photo/mt-roskill-war-memorial-parkFurther ReferenceFamNet: The Family History Network record pagehttp://famnet.net.nz/login_pages/Cenotaph.aspx?Systemid=C8711 DocumentsUnpublished papers: family papers. AWMMNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM34: 4 AWMMAuckland Grammar School Chronicle. Auckland, N.Z.: Auckland Grammar School. AWMMObitaury: 1917, Second term. pp.16-17 AWMMSloane, K. (2014) Living With High Explosives, The 1st NZ Light Trench Mortar Battery, 1916-1918. Public - Keith - Researcher - 11 March 2015 - Military History Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.