AULD, Edwin Hugh
(Service number 55893)

First Rank Rifleman Last Rank


Date 17 February 1891 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment 147 Willis Street, Wellington
Occupation Sheet metal worker
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs S. AULD (mother), Egmont Village, Taranaki
Religion Presbyterian
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Reinforcements, G Company
Date 26 July 1917
Transport Ulimaroa
Embarked From Destination Plymouth, Devon, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 16 September 1965 Age 74 years
Place of Death Tokanui Hospital, Tokanui
Memorial or Cemetery Te Awamutu Cemetery
Memorial Reference RSA Section, Plot 137
New Zealand Memorials Cave War Memorial - Those who offered their lives by serving overseas

Biographical Notes

Edwin Hugh Auld was the third son of James Alexander and Sarah Dickie (née Stewart) Auld. He started his schooling at Fairlie, and continued at various schools in the North Island after the family moved. His brother James alexander Auld also served in World War I.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [23 April 2019]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [23 April 2019]; School Admission records [23 April 2019]; Te Awamutu Cemetery record [23 April 2019]

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