AULD, James Alexander
(Service number 15455)

First Rank Sergeant Last Rank


Date 1 January 1894 Place of Birth Fairlie

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Cheviot
Occupation Farm hand
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Married
Next of Kin Mrs Rachael AULD (wife), Cheviot
Religion Presbyterian
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 15th Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company
Date 16 July 1916
Transport Waitemata or Ulimaroa
Embarked From Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Service Medals British War Medal; Victory Medal
Military Awards Distinguished Conduct Medal

Award Circumstances and Date

London Gazette, 10 January 1920

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 2 February 1952 Age 58 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Homeview Cemetery, Cheviot
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

James Alexander Auld was the fourth son of James Alexander and Sarah Dickie (née Stewart) Auld. He was educated at various schools in the North Island after the family moved. j. A. Auld was awarded the DCM. His brother Edwin Hugh 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]; Homeview Cemetery, Cheviot record [23 April 2019]

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