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Ernest William Joseph Collingwood

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Group photograph: Crew Halifax II bomber JB962. Left to Right: Sgt P.A. (Pat) Kennedy navigator, Belfast; Sgt W.(Bill) Barry, flight engineer, Liverpool; Sgt T.S.(Tom) Payne, air gunner, London; Sgt Kenneth Forbes (Ken) Morrison, RNZAF, pilot, Christchurch NZ; Sgt Willie Cox, wireless operator, Edinburgh; Sgt Ian McCrae, bomb aimer, Edinburgh and Sgt E.W.J. (Ernie) Collingwood, air gunner, RNZAF, Christchurch NZ - This image may be subject to copyright

Group photograph: Crew Halifax II bomber JB962. Left to Right: Sgt P.A. (Pat) Kennedy navigator, Bel …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ernest William Joseph AWMM
  • Surname
    Collingwood AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ413738 AWMM
    • WWII 413738 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    4 April 1905 Noel Smith Research Project
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    25 June 1943 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    Europe 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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  • Memorial name
    Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, United Kingdom AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/1084740
    Sources Used
  • References
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
      Martyn, E. (1998-2008). vol. 2, p. 112; vol. 3 p. 137 AWMM
    • This record is a work in progress and was partially compiled from the “Database of New Zealand Airmen who took part in Advanced Air Training in Canada during WW2”. Researched by Ivan and Lorna Lindsey of Tauranga. N.Z. 2003 – 2012. Reproduced with permission. AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith (2020-2021). AWMM

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25 September 2020Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher

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