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Colin Bonar Allen Jamison

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Colin Bonar Allen AWMM
  • Surname
    Jamison AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    800121 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    16 September 1922 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    David Jamison (father), Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1944 AWMM Single/WWII AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    800121 AWMM
  • Military service
    New Zealand Cadets at Christchurch West High School for six years AWMM
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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    • Royal Military College of Australia AWMM
    • Armoured Fighting Vehicle (AFV) School at Puckapunyal AWMM
    • Armoured Fighting Vehicle School, (AFV) Waiouru AWMM
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1944 2NZEF Nom. Roll 13, p.62 Soldier/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 13, p.62
    ChristchurchCanterbury 2NZEF Nom. Roll 13, p.62
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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Lieutenant Jasmison was born on 16 September 1922, son of David and Margaret Jamison. He attended Christchurch West High School and was a member of the NZ Cadet Corps for six years.

    He entered the Royal Military College of Australia in 1941 and graduated on 14 December 1942. From January to May he underwent training at the Armoured Fighting Vehicle (AFV) School at Puckapunyal. On returning to New Zealand in June, he was posted to the AFV school at Waiouru.

    Lieutenant Jamison embarked with the 11th Reinforcements in January 1944, arriving in Egypt on 21 February. Following the Cassino battles in May, he was posted to B Squadron, 18 Armoured Regiment in Italy. He commanded a Tank Troop in the Liri Valley and in the battle on the approaches to Florence.

    On 27 July 1944 he was killed when the small reconnaissance vehicle in which he was travelling hit a mine and exploded. AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
    27 July 1944 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    FlorenceItaly AWMM
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  • Cemetery
    Florence War Cemetery, Italy AWMM VII.C.2. AWMM
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Sources

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    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 13 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1944 to 31st March, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    p.62 AWMM