(Service number 6/3380)

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Date 29 January 1879 Place of Birth Dunedin

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Mount Peel Station, Rangitata
Occupation Station hand
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin R. LINDSAY (brother), 3 Clarendon Street, Dunedin
Religion Presbyterian
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation 8th Reinforcements
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Date 13 November 1915
Transport Willochra or Tofua
Embarked From Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

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


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 22 September 1949 Age 70 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Eastern Cemetery, Invercargill
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

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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