Māori › Colin Leigh Cato Born 6 May 1912 - Died 11 February 1976 PDF Key details Service number7071 AWMM Also known as Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Last rank WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy Sgt Colin Leigh CATO Image may be subject to copyright restrictions. firstname.lastname@example.org Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesColin Leigh AWMM SurnameCato AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number7071 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Report › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Birth6 May 1912 Public Source Date of birth06.05.1912 Public - Richard - Child - 25 April 2015 - Family Information Place of birthStratford New Zealand Public - Richard - Child - 25 April 2015 - Family Information Birth notes Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMM Queen Street, Te Kuiti, New Zealand AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin on embarkationMr W.S. Cato (father), Hill Street, Te Kuiti, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 5 January 1940 AWMM Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignEgypt Public - Richard - Child - 25 April 2015 - MPF Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Service number7071 AWMM Military service3 Platoon 27th Machine Gun Battalion Public - Richard - Child - 25 April 2015 - MPF Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Military decorations Contribute › Medals and AwardsMentioned in Despatches Public - Richard - Child - 25 April 2015 - Military Personal Files Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Branch Trade Proficiency EnlistmentWW2 Unknown AWMM Salesman/Civilian AWMM Te Kuiti, Waikato AWMM Occupation before enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Corporal/Military AWMM 27 (Machine Gun) Battalion AWMM 2NZEF: 1st Echelon AWMM 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 rankWO 11 Public - Richard - Child - 25 April 2015 - MPF Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Death About death Contribute › Death11 February 1976 Public Source Date of death11.02.1976 Public - Richard - Child - 25 April 2015 - Family Information Age at death Place of deathTe Kuiti New Zealand Public - Richard - Child - 25 April 2015 - Family Information Cause of death Death notes Cemetery Cemetery nameTe Kuiti Public - Richard - Child - 25 April 2015 - Family Information Grave reference Obituary Memorial name Memorial reference Memorials Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Roll of Honour Remember Colin Leigh Cato by laying a poppy. Walter Catlow Alan Lloyd Cato Colin Leigh Cato Geoffrey Walter Gavin Maidens Cato Keith Vernon Cato Lay a poppy for 2021 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Colin Leigh Cato Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External links DocumentsSecond 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 34 AWMM Kay, R. (1958). 27 (Machine Gun) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM Contributors Processing Command item Command item Add new record Refresh DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact 24 April 2020RichardTe AwamutuChild 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.Online Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.