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Ian William Collins

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  • Service number
    • Vietnam 77855 AWMM
    • Vietnam A77855 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • I. W. Collins AWMM
    • Ian Williams AWMM
    • Inky AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ian William AWMM
  • Surname
    • Collins AWMM
    • Collins Public - Constance Wendy - Self - 21 April 2020 - Ian's family sent us food parcels during WW2. He had a sister Pam who I last heard from in 1958,and I wondered if she was still alive.
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • I. W. Collins AWMM
    • Ian Williams AWMM
    • Inky AWMM
  • Service number
    • Vietnam 77855 AWMM
    • Vietnam A77855 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 April 1938 Ministry for Culture and Heritage
  • 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
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • Vietnam 77855 AWMM
    • Vietnam A77855 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
    Pilot/Military AWMM
  • Enlistment
    20 January 1955 AWMM
  • 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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  • Vietnam Flt Capt 17.6.1970, 5.8.1970 and 13.8.1970. Also a Malayan veteran and also served from 16 October 1978 to 30 April 1985. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    7 December 2010 Ministry for Culture and Heritage
    Age 72 AWMM
    KerikeriBay of Islands Ministry for Culture and Heritage
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  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Kerikeri RSA AWMM Ash Berms B13 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Subritsky, M. (Ed). (1995). The Vietnam scrapbook: The second ANZAC adventure. Papakura, N.Z.: Three Feathers Publishing Co. AWMM
    • Hall, C. (2014). No front line : inside stories of New Zealand's Vietnam War. Auckland, New Zealand : Penguin Books. AWMM
    • This record was created from data kindly provided by the New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage. AWMM

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21 April 2020Constance WendyLincoln UKSelf

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