(Service number 6/3380)
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank|
|Date||29 January 1879||Place of Birth||Dunedin|
|Address at Enlistment||Mount Peel Station, Rangitata|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||R. LINDSAY (brother), 3 Clarendon Street, Dunedin|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||8th Reinforcements|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||Canterbury Infantry Battalion|
|Date||13 November 1915|
|Transport||Willochra or Tofua|
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Prisoner of War Information
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||22 September 1949||Age||70 years|
|Place of Death|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Eastern Cemetery, Invercargill|
|New Zealand Memorials|
James Lindsay, 6/3380, was the youngest son of James and Elizabeth (née Gibb) Lindsay. His early education was at St Leonard's School, Dunedin, Union Street School, Dunedin, and George street School, Dunedin, leaving the last with two brothers for the Caversham Industrial School in 1884. His father probably died in 1881 at Dunedin.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [14 August 2019]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [16 August 2019]; School Admission records [14 August 2019]; Eastern Cemetery, Invercargill (Invercargill City Council) [17 August 2019]
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