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Allan Norman McCollum

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

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  • Forenames
    Allan Norman AWMM
  • Surname
    McCollum AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    15401 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
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Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
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  • Address before enlistment
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  • Next of kin on embarkation
    T.D. McCollum (father), Karangahake, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
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Service

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  • War
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  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    15401 AWMM
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Training and Enlistment

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    WW1 Unknown AWMM Farmer/Civilian AWMM
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Medical history

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    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

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Biographical information

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  • Son of Mr. and Mrs. T. D. McCollum, of Turua, Thames, New Zealand.

    Steenwerck village remained untouched for much of the First World War, but on 10 April 1918 it was captured by the Germans and remained in their possession until the beginning of October. Trois-Arbres passed into German hands a day later than Steenwerck, after a rearguard defence by the 34th Division. The site for Trois Arbres Cemetery was chosen for the 2nd Australian Casualty Clearing Station in July 1916, and Plot 1 and the earlier rows of Plot II, were made and used by that hospital until April 1918. A few further burials were made in the cemetery after the German withdrawal at the end of 1918 and after the Armistice, graves were brought into it from the battlefields of Steenwerck, Nieppe, Bailleul and Neuve-Eglise. AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
    10 August 1917 AWMM
    FranceEurope AWMM
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    Trois Arbres Cemetery, Steenwerck, Nord, France AWMM I. W. 29 AWMM
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  • Born in Waitaekauri on the 25th July 1897
    Public - Denise - Other Relative - 21 April 2015

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