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Colin James Craigie



  • Title
  • Forenames
    Colin James AWMM
  • Surname
    Craigie AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • Korea 336037 AWMM
    • Malaya 336037 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    20 July 1930 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Korea 279 Taranaki Street, Brooklyn, Wellington AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    Korea Milk-roundsman/Civilian Electoral Roll, 1949
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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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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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About death

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  • Death
    20 January 2020 AWMM
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  • Age at death
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  • Obituary
    New Zealand Herald January 23rd to January 25. CRAIGIE, Colin James. Reg No 336037, K Force, SAS; Mensa No 0067. 20 July 1930 - 20 January 2020. Loved husband of Sandra and loving father and father-in-law of Carolyn and Barry, Eainn, Bruce, Malcolm, and Margaret. Loved son of David and Nora (nee Meiklejohn) and brother of Alexander (aka Allan Connolly) and Shirley, Joan and Arthur, Syd, Doug abd Thelma (all deceased). Respected brother-in-law of Mary and Ray (deceased), Martin (deceased) and Margaret. Our thanks to carers Titama and the late Annie, District Nurses, Wellington Free Ambulance, Te Omanga Hospice, especially Keryn, and Radio NZ, especially Kim Hill and Katherine Ryan for being informative and stimulating over the years. A service for Colin will be held in Kingswood, corner King and Cairo Streets, Upper Hutt on Monday, 27 January 2020 at 2.00pm followed by private cremation. AWMM
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  • External links
  • References
    • Chamberlain, H. (2013). The New Zealand Korea Roll : honouring those who served in the New Zealand Armed Forces in Korea, 1950-1957. Wellington, N.Z.: Author. AWMM
      p. 109 AWMM
    • New Zealand Electoral Rolls, 1853–1981. Auckland, New Zealand: BAB microfilming. Microfiche publication, 4032 fiche. AWMM
      1949 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • Nominal rolls - Nominal rolls embarkation K-force [Korea Nominal Roll], Archives New Zealand, Wellington, AAYS 8638 AD1/1433 (R22440250) AWMM
    • Special Air Service (SAS) Squadron - Malaya - Nominal roll (persons returns from overseas) [1957], Archives New Zealand, CAJN 41/3/6 [R21234079] AWMM

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