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Alfred Collins

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Photograph of Staff Sergeant Major Alfred Collins, 66685. Image kindly provided by Own Wallbutton (January 2019). Image has no known copyright restictions.

Photograph of Staff Sergeant Major Alfred Collins, 66685. Image kindly provided by Own Wallbutton (J …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alfred AWMM
  • Surname
    Collins AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • South African 68 AWMM
    • WWI 66685 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    7 November 1877 AWMM RangioraCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs Hannah Maria Collins (wife), 144 Main Street, Palmerston North, New Zealand. AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • South Africa 12 July 1900 AWMM
    • WW1 8 July 1918 AWMM
      Age 39 AWMM
      Soldier/Civilian 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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Part of the New Zealand Pemanent Military Forces: Canterbury Scouts Christchurch 1st September 1909, to 11th November 1911. New Zealand Permanent Staff from the 12th of November 1911 to 29th September 1918. New Zealadnd Expeditionary Force 30th September 1918 to 1st October 1919, New Zealand Permanent Staff and New Zealand Permanent Army Service Corps, 2nd October 1919 to 10th June 1925. Retired from Permanent service on 26th July 1933. AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    13 August 1938 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • 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
    • HMNZT 111 - Camouflage : ye booke of ye Left Winge of ye 43rd New Zealand Reinforcement, made by Officers and Men. Colledge, H.B. (Herbert Broomfield), editor. Jordan, T. (Thomas), editor. -- [At sea] : [Magazine committee] : 1918. AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume IV. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      90: 18 AWMM
    • Stowers, R. (2009). Rough riders at war : history of New Zealand's involvement in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902 and information on all members of the 10 New Zealand contingents. Hamilton, N.Z.: R. Stowers. AWMM
      284. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
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