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Colin McOnie

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  • Service number
    26661 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Rifleman AWMM
    New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 3rd Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Colin AWMM
  • Surname
    McOnie AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    26661 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW1 Farmer AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    P. McOnie (father), Grey Street, Thames South, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaign
    Messines AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    26661 AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 23 Sep 1916-19 November 1916 AWMM to Devonport, Devon, England AWMM HMNZT 65 AWMM
    Vessel was Pakeha AWMM
    Rifleman AWMM
    8th Reinforcements 4th Battalion, H Company AWMM
    New Zealand Rifle Brigade AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Rifleman AWMM
    New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 3rd Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Colin McOnie was the son of Peter and Mary McOnie, of Forest Lake Avenue, Frankton Junction, New Zealand. Native of Owaka, Otago.

    New Zealand at the Front ( a magazine written and published and illustrated in France by men of the New Zealand Division) 1917 issue, page141. Some H Company sailed on the Devon AWMM

Death

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  • Age at death
    30 AWMM
  • Date of death
    7 June 1917 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Belgium AWMM
  • Death notes
    Belgium AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Mesen, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM
  • Grave reference
    Spec. Memorial C. 14. AWMM
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  • Obituary

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