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Charles William Collett

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  • Service number
    47622 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Wellington Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Charles William AWMM
  • Surname
    Collett AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    47622 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England, Christian AWMM

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    22 April 1876 AWMM
  • Place of birth
    Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Birth notes
    Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW1 Labourer AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs C. Dick (sister), Brown Street, Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 09 Jun 1917 Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    47622 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • British War Medal (1914-1920) AWMM
    • Victory Medal AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 09 Jun 1917-16 August 1917 AWMM to Devonport, Devon, England AWMM HMNZT 85 AWMM
    Vessel was Willochra AWMM
    Private AWMM
    26th Reinforcements, Wellington Infantry Regiment, B Company AWMM
    New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

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 Private AWMM
    Wellington Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Thomas George and Mary Ann Collett, of Mangaroa, Wellington. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    42 AWMM
  • Date of death
    25 August 1918 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Bapaume, France AWMM
  • Death notes
    Bapaume, France AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Adanac Military Cemetery, Miraumont, Somme, France AWMM
  • Grave reference
    II.1.17. AWMM
  • Memorial name
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  • Obituary

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