|Place of birth||Kent Town, South Australia|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Edward Street, Norwood, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||20|
|Next of kin||Father, George Auld, Edward Street, Norwood, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Served in the 79th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces; still serving in 22nd Engineers Signal Troop at time of AIF enlistment.|
|Place of enlistment||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||Field Ambulance 4, Section B|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||26/47/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board TRANSPORT A35 Berrima on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||Commissioned|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Captain|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||Permanent Supernumerary List|
|Other details from Roll of Honour Circular||Member of the Adelaide Rowing Club|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
'For conspicuous gallantry in action. Although wounded he led his men forward to reinforce part of the front line displaying great courage and initiative. He set a splendid example to his men.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
|Family/military connections||Brother:  Lt Stuart AULD, Croix de Guerre (B), 50th Bn, returned to Australia, 15 May 1919.|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Admitted to 16th Stationary Hospital, Mudros, 23 July 1915 (malaria); rejoined unit, 2 Augyust 1915.
Promoted Lance Corporal, Gallipoli, 25 August 1915.
Disembarked Alexandria, 24 December 1915 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
Transferred to 50th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 4 March 1916.
Absorbed on strength of 50th Bn, and appointed 2nd Lieutenant, 17 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 5 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 12 June 1916.
Promoted Lieutenant, in the field, 10 July 1916.
Wounded in action, 3 September 1916; rermained at duty.
Awarded Military Cross, 21 October 1916.
Wounded in action (second occasion), 2 April 1917 (gun shot wound, left buttock), admitted to 13th Field Ambulance, and transferred same day to Casualty Clearing Station; to 7th Stationary Hospital, Boulogne, 4 April 1917 (wound: severe); to England, 7 April 1917, and admitted same day to Research Hospital, Cambridge; transferred to 6th Australian Auxiliary Hospital, 11 June 1917; to No 1 Command Depot, Perham Downs, 23 July 1917.
Seconded to No 4 Group as Assistant Staff Captain, 25 July 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 6 December 1917; rejoined 50th Bn, in the field, 15 December 1917.
Promoted Captain, 1 January 1918.
Reported missing in action, 24 April 1918; subsequently reported a prisoner of war in Germany; transferred to Permanent Supernumerary List, 24 April 1918.
Repatriated to Englad; arrived, 1 December 1918.
Granted 75 days' leave, terminating on 14 February 1919.
To forego remainder of leave, 8 February 1919, in order to expedite return to Australia.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Denison', 25 March 1919; appointment terminated (discharged), Adelaide, 22 May 1919.Medals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, AULD Patrick Howard|