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Grace Ellen Trevithick

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Portrait, Grace Ellen and her husband Roland Theodore Collington - This image may be subject to copyright

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Grace Ellen AWMM
  • Surname
    Trevithick AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Gaye Trevithick AWMM
    • Gaye Collington AWMM
    • Grace Ellen Collington AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 46807 AWMM
  • Gender
    Female AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    21 December 1915 AWMM NorthlandWellington AWMM
    Northland, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 19 October 1941 AWMM Wellington, Public Hospital, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Nurse AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs H. Rogers (aunt), 86 Rolleston Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 September 1941 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    • Nil AWMM
    • 1938 WWII NZANS Roll
      Place of Nursing training and date of qualification / registration AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 19 October 1941 2NZEF Nom. Roll 5, p.213
    Age 24 AWMM
    Nurse 2NZEF Nom. Roll 5, p.213
  • 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
    Height, Unknown Period AWMM
    5 foot 6 inches AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Returned to NZ on Mooltan (ship) 20 December 1945

    Married Roland Theodore Collington (ex British Army) 1952 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    2010 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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Sources

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. (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 213 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      AWMM Gaye Collington's war diary, MS 2003/100 AWMM
    • Watt, L. (1996). Mates and mayhem: World War II, frontline kiwis remember. Auckland, N.Z.: HarperCollins Publishers. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      An Interview conducted by Mary Lambie (Tape #008598) 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.213 AWMM

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