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Full Name
James Alexander Leslie
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
James Alexander
Surname
Leslie
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
14444
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Student
Next of Kin
D.K.A. Leslie (father), Lynton Avenue, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
14th Reinforcements Auckland Infantry Battalion, A Company
Embarkation Date
26 June 1916
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Maunganui or Tahiti
Destination
Devonport, England
Nominal Roll Number
34
Page on Nominal Roll
4
Last Unit Served
Auckland Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion
Place of Death
France
Date of Death
16 November 1916
Age at Death
18
Year of Death
1916
Cause of Death
Died of disease
Cemetery Name
Estaires Communal Cemetery, Nord, France
Grave Reference
III. I. 14.
Memorial Name
  • Auckland Grammar School War Memorial, New Zealand
  • Onehunga War Memorial Swimming Pool, Jellicoe Park (off Quadrant Road), Park Gardens, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Onehunga Arch of Remembrance, Jellicoe Park (off Quadrant Road), Park Gardens, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand
Obituary
Obituary: Auckland Grammar School chronicle. 1917.
Biographical Notes
  • James Leslie was the son of David K. A. Leslie, of Auckland, New Zealand.
  • His brother, Roy Leslie (2/577), also died in World War 1.
  • Attended Auckland Grammar School.
Description of Image
  • Auckland Grammar School War Memorial, Panel 1, bronze plaque, names Hardie - Lynch (Photo P. Baker 2008)
  • Name panel, World War II, detail of Honour Roll, Onehunga War Memorial Swimming Pool (photo John Halpin, March 2012)
  • Honour Roll, World War I and World War II, Onehunga War Memorial Swimming Pool (photo John Halpin March 2012)
  • Dedication panel, World War I and World War II, Onehunga War Memorial Swimming Pool (photo John Halpin, March 2012)
  • Sign, Auckland Council, Onehunga War Memorial Swimming Pool (photo John Halpin, March 2012)
  • View from Quadrant Road, Onehunga Arch of Remembrance, Jellicoe Park (off Quadrant Road), Park Gardens, Onehunga, Auckland, New Zealand (photo John Halpin, March 2012)
  • Dedication tablet, Onehunga Arch of Remembrance, Jellicoe Park (photo John Halpin, March 2012)
  • Name tablet, Onehunga Arch of Remembrance, Jellicoe Park (photo John Halpin, March 2012)
  • View from inside Jellicoe Park of Onehunga Arch of Remembrance, Jellicoe Park (photo John Halpin, March 2012)
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Further References
Sources Used
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1917
  • Auckland Grammar School chronicle. [1913-]. Auckland, N.Z.: Auckland Grammar School.
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