|1. Document:||New Zealand WW1 Masonic List||N.Z.|
Awards & Titles:
Early Life :Born 1879 to Scottish born James and Tasmanian born Jessie Chisholm. For some time worked for the Guiana Gold Company, London.
|Unit :||New Zealand Engineers|
|Action :||War Survivor|
55660 Sapper James Stuart Chisholm, Specialist Company, New Zealand Engineers, New Zealand Expeditionary Force.
His voluntary enlistment appeared in the Otego Daily Times on the 29th March, 1917. Following training he was embarked on HMNZT101 (vessel Tofua) to Southampton on the 2nd March, 1918 arriving 8th April.
James died at Wakari Hospital in Dunedin, N.Z aged 80 years and cited as a retired mining engineer. Just prior to his death he was resident of 10 Lundie Street, Dunedin.
His service is commemorated on the Auckland Museum Online Cenotaph.
Although many perished in times of National conflict and in the service of their country, many more survived. Stories of those who did survive are included as part of this site, especially those with Victoria or George Cross (including its predecessor - The Albert Medal), or those included against an external roll of honour.
|Type||Lodge Name and No.||Province/District :|
|Mother :||Concord No. 3508 E.C.||Guyana|
20th January 1913
19th March 1913
5th December 1913
The NZ WW1 list shows that James was part of Concord Lodge No. 3008 I.C., but this is probably an error as he was initiated into Concord Lodge No 3580 E.C., Georgetown in Guyana. He is recorded as a Miner resident at Essiquibo. No specific war service is recorded but his contributions appear to cease after 1917.
The project globally acknowledges the following as sources of information for research across the whole database:
- The Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- The (UK) National Archives
- Ancestry.co.uk - Genealogy, Family Trees & Family History online
- ugle.org.uk - The records of the United Grand Lodge of England including the Library and Museum of Freemasonry
- Researcher : Bruce Littley