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Eldest son of Colonel Collins.
Husband of Olive Mary (nee Beck).
He was recipient of Imperial commission to the Oxfordshire Light Infantry but unable to accept this because of his War injury
Posted to the Reserves of Officers
His marriage to Olive Mary Beck on the 26 December 1904 was reported in the New Zealand Free Lance (Volume IV, Issue 188, 2 January 1904, p. 8). The newley weds were to reside in 'their new house "Ottoshoop", Newtown', Wellington AWMM
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Robert Walter Gordon Collins
- New Zealand Free Lance 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
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