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John Wentworth Collins

  • Service number
    Jayforce 655264 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Wentworth AWMM
  • Surname
    Collins AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    Jayforce 655264 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Jayforce Pre 1946-1948 AWMM 15 Victoria Rd. W., Birkdale, Auckland AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    School Teacher at Miranda, Komata, Paeroa Central and finally Millar Avenue primary schools Public - Lawrence Wentworth - Child - 7 September 2021 - Son’s oral history
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Jayforce Mrs. I.M. Collins, 15 Victoria Rd. W., Birkdale, Auckland (m) AWMM
    • Married Athlone Margaret Harrison early 1950’s
      Father to: Barbara Ann, Bronwyn Joy and Lawrence Wentworth Collins Public - Lawrence Wentworth - Child - 7 September 2021 - Son’s oral history
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1946-1948 AWMM Single/Jayforce AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    Jayforce 655264 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    Jayforce 1946-1948 2NZEF Nom. Roll 16, p.26 Market gdnr 2NZEF Nom. Roll 16, p.26
    2NZEF Nom. Roll 16, p.26
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1950). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 16 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1946 to 30th June, 1948). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.26 AWMM
    • Brocklebank, L.W. (1997). Jayforce : New Zealand and the military occupation of Japan, 1945-48. Auckland, N.Z.: Oxford University Press. AWMM

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07 September 2021Lawrence Wentworth Katikati New Zealand Child

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