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May Allen Coulston

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  • Service number
    9595 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • May Allan Coulston AWMM
    • Sister Mary Campion AWMM
    • Mary Allan Coulston AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
Grave marker, Sisters of Mercy, St Mary's Convent, Ponsonby, Hillsborough Cemetery, Auckland (photo John Halpin 2013) - CC BY John Halpin

Grave marker, Sisters of Mercy, St Mary's Convent, Ponsonby, Hillsborough Cemetery, Auckland (photo …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    May Allen AWMM
  • Surname
    Coulston AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • May Allan Coulston AWMM
    • Sister Mary Campion AWMM
    • Mary Allan Coulston AWMM
  • Service number
    9595 AWMM
  • Gender
    Female AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1918 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM RMD, Pukekohe East, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM RMD, Pukekohe East, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mr William Coulston (father), RMD, Pukekohe, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mr William Coulston (father), RMD, Pukekohe, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 5 January 1940 AWMM Single AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    1939 WWII NZANS Roll
    Place of Nursing training and date of qualification / registration AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • 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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  • Daughter of Sarah Ann Coulston and William Coulston.

    Trained at Middlesex, England

    After the war she was with the Sisters of Mercy, St Mary's Convent, Ponsonby

    Name variously spelled as May Allen, May Allan and Mary. Known in later life she was consecrated as Sister Mary Campion AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    30 August 1967 AWMM
    Age 63 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Hillsborough Cemetery, Hillsborough Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Sisters of Mercy, St Mary's Convent, Ponsonby, Area 1. Block C. Lot no. 166 AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
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  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • New Zealand Military Nursing - A History of the R.N.Z.N.C. Boer War to Present Day AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 1: WW2 42 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 5: WW2 49 AWMM
    • Service Women Project: Sponsorship to research this record was kindly provided by the Auckland Returned Services Association, Returned Servicewomen's Branch; Marjorie Traill, Dorothy Grant, Daphne Shaw and Margaret Woollett. AWMM
    • McNabb, S. (2015). 100 years New Zealand military nursing : New Zealand Army nursing service : Royal New Zealand Nursing Corps, 1915-2015. Hawke's Bay, N.Z.: Sherayl McNabb. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.49 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.42 AWMM

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