(Service number 52575)
|First Rank||Last Rank|
|Date||23 October 1882||Place of Birth||Pleasant Point|
|Date||31 January 1917||Age|
|Address at Enlistment||Ma Waro|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mrs Isabella CHISHOLM (mother), Sutherlands|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
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Prisoner of War Information
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||8 December 1946||Age||64 years|
|Place of Death||Of Mawaro, Cave|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Pleasant Point Cemetery|
|Memorial Reference||General Section, Row 2, Plot 144|
|New Zealand Memorials|
James Chisholm was the fifth son of William and Isabella (née Sinclair) Gillies, both of whom hailed from Scotland. James was called up and enlisted in 1917. In 1921 he married ann Marion Maxwell, who outlived him by more than twenty years. Two brothers served in World War I - John Sinclair and William; and a third, Gillies, enlisted..
NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [25 April 2019]; Pleasant Point Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [25 April 2019]
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