James Leslie HILL

Regimental number12/566
Marital statusSingle
Next of kinWilliam Harrison Hill, Brunnerton via Greymouth
Rank on embarkationPrivate
Enlistment statusVolunteer
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, Main Body, Auckland Infantry Battalion
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on 16 October 1914
The Auckland Infantry Battalion in the Main Body left New Zealand on board two ships, HMNZT 8 ('Star of India') and HMNZT 12 ('Waimana'). It is not possible from the Nominal Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. This non-commissioned officer has taken part in every action in which the battalion has been engaged, displaying on every occasion, in a marked degree, high qualities of courage and leadership, which have been a fine example to all ranks'
Source: 'London Gazette'
Date: 21 October 1918

Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body