condensed discuss document expanded export feedback print share remove reset document_white enquire_white export_white report_white

Colin William Austin

Headstone of L/Cpl Colin William AUSTIN 617363. Greenpark RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council, Block 1A395. Image kindly provided by Allan Steel CC-BY 4.0.

Headstone of L/Cpl Colin William AUSTIN 617363. Greenpark RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council, Block …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Colin William AWMM
  • Surname
    Austin AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    617363 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

Contribute ›
  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 144 Highgate, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs A. Austin (mother), 144 Highgate, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1945 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

Contribute ›
  • War
  • Campaign
    1946-1948 British Commonwealth Occupational Force, Japan AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    617363 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

Contribute ›
  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

Contribute ›
  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Carpenter/Civilian AWMM
    DunedinOtago AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

Contribute ›

Prisoner of war

Contribute ›
  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

Contribute ›
  • Medical notes

Last known rank

Contribute ›
  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

Contribute ›

Death

About death

Contribute ›
  • Death
    11 November 2012 Allan Steel Cemetery Project
    Age 89 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Greenpark RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council AWMM Block 1A, Plot 395 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

Contribute ›
  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

Remember Colin William Austin by laying a poppy.

Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Colin William Austin

Leave a note

Contribute ›

Sources

Sources

Contribute ›
  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 15 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1945 to 31st December, 1945). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.9 AWMM
    • This record was partially compiled from data kindly provided by Allan Steel Cemetery Project (2020) AWMM

The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.

Creative Commons LicenseOnline Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.