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Alfred Collins

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 …


  • 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


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/Military AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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


About death

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  • Death
    13 August 1938 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



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  • Memorial name

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