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Daniel James Collins

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Daniel James AWMM
  • Surname
    Collins AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 63225 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    24 November 1916 AWMM HikutaiaCoromandel District AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 71 Galway Street, Onehunga, Auckland AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs Margaret Ellen Collins, 71 Galway Street, Onehunga, Auckland AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 26 June 1940 AWMM Carpenter/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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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  • Daniel was the third of six children of Gerald Stephen and Margaret Ellen Collins ( nee Barrett). His siblings were John (Jack), Kathleen, Ellen ( Ela), Gerald and Barry.
    ( Family Source, 30 April, 2015)

    He married Jean Clare Wilson on 11 October 1947 and had two children: Mary on 30th April 1949 and Ann on 4th May 1953. (Family source, 30th April, 2015.) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    1 March 1971 AWMM
    Age 54 AWMM
    Auckland CityAuckland AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waikaraka Cemetery, 1 Alfred Street, Onehunga, Auckland , New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    NZ Herald, 2 March 1971 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.72 AWMM
    • Cenotaph data entry form AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Obituary,March 2, 1971 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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22 June 2015Ann Clare Auckland, NZChild
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