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Arthur Merryfield Collin

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A. M. Collin, Headstone, Karori Cemetery, Wellington, 17 April 2020

A. M. Collin, Headstone, Karori Cemetery, Wellington, 17 April 2020

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Arthur Merryfield AWMM
  • Surname
    Collin AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 3/8E/38 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    12 April 1920 Noel Smith Research Project
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 3/8E/38 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
  • 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
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • DOA in collision with an anti-tank obstacle. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    15 May 1942 AWMM
    Pukerua BayWellington Region AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Karori Crematorium & Cemetery, Wellington AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/4041443
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Cooke, P. (2018). Roll of New Zealand’s Second World War Dead. Wellington, N.Z.: Defence of New Zealand Study Group.; Peter Cooke; 2018. AWMM
      p.114 AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith (2020-2021). AWMM

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