James Alexander Leslie Unknown date of birth - 16 November 1916 Key details Contribute › Service number14444 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeWW1 AWMMPrivate AWMMAuckland Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesJames Alexander AWMM SurnameLeslie AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number14444 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 Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW1 AWMMStudent AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistment Next of kin on embarkationD.K.A. Leslie (father)Lynton AvenueOnehungaAucklandNew Zealand AWMM Relationship status Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number14444 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW1 AWMMUnknown AWMM Age on enlistmentWW1 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 AWMM26 June 1916 AWMMWellingtonNew Zealand AWMM26 Jun 1916-22 August 1916 AWMMHMNZT 57 AWMMWellingtonNew ZealandDevonportDevonEnglandCape of Good HopeCape ProvinceRepublic of South Africa AWMMPort of CallDepart - 26 Jun 1916Arrival - 22 Aug 1916 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW1 AWMM26 June 1916 AWMMNew Zealand Expeditionary Force (NZEF) AWMM14th Reinforcements, Auckland Infantry Battalion, A Company AWMMPrivate AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesDied of woundsCause of Death AWMMDied of wounds. He 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. (See also Military Personnel file) AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 AWMMPrivate 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. He is buried in Tahiti. 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 Contribute › Cemetery nameEstaires Communal CemeteryNordFrance AWMM Grave referenceIII. I. 14. AWMM Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAuckland Grammar School War MemorialNew Zealand AWMMOnehunga War Memorial Swimming PoolJellicoe Park (off Quadrant Road)Park GardensOnehungaAucklandNew Zealand AWMMOnehunga Arch of RemembranceJellicoe Park (off Quadrant Road)Park GardensOnehungaAucklandNew Zealand 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=10919106Archives NZThe New Zealand Heritage List. War Memorial, Auckland Grammar School, Mountain Road, Epsom, Auckland.http://www.heritage.org.nz/the-list/details/4472Further Reference DocumentsAuckland Grammar School Chronicle. Auckland, N.Z.: Auckland Grammar School. 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. AWMMAuckland Grammar School chronicle. 1917, Second term. pp.16-17 AWMMAuckland Grammar School Chronicle. Auckland, N.Z.: Auckland Grammar School. AWMMObituary: Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. 1917. 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.