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James Alexander Leslie

Portrait of J. A. Leslie. Auckland Grammar School chronicle. 1917, v.5, n.1. Image has no known copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Alexander AWMM
  • Surname
    Leslie AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 14444 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 D.K.A. Leslie (father), Lynton Avenue, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 14444 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Student/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM
    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. AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • 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

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  • Death
    16 November 1916 AWMM
    Age 18 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Estaires Communal Cemetery, Nord, France AWMM III. I. 14. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Obituary: Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. 1917. AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Auckland Grammar School War Memorial, New Zealand AWMM
    • Onehunga War Memorial Swimming Pool, Jellicoe Park (off Quadrant Road), Park Gardens, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Onehunga Arch of Remembrance, Jellicoe Park (off Quadrant Road), Park Gardens, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Mt Roskill War Memorial, War Memorial Park, 13 May Road, Mt Roskill, Auckland AWMM

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