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William Caesar Sarsfeild Colclough

Headstone of Capt Wm Caesar Sarsfield Colclough x. Karitane Cemetery Block 1, Plot 12. Image kindly provided by Allan Steel CC-BY 4.0.

Headstone of Capt Wm Caesar Sarsfield Colclough x. Karitane Cemetery Block 1, Plot 12. Image kindly …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Caesar Sarsfeild AWMM
  • Surname
    Colclough AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
  • 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
  • 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
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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  • Embarkation details

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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  • In charge of the West Coast area of the Canterbury-Westland Military District. He was awarded the Order of the British Empire in 1919 for his services in this regard.

    Did not embark. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    • 22 December 1926 AWMM
      Age 63 AWMM
      GreymouthGrey District AWMM
    • 22 December 1926 Allan Steel Cemetery Project
      Age 63 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Karitane Cemetery AWMM Block 1, Plot 12 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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    This record was partially compiled from data kindly provided by Allan Steel Cemetery Project (2020) AWMM

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