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John Armstrong Collins

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Armstrong AWMM
  • Surname
    Collins AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • 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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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

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 in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    Ship was torpedoed and sunk by U515 NW of Azores AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • John Collins was the son of John William and Minnie Mary Collins, of Kaikoura, Marlborough, New Zealand.

    Mention is made of Jack Collins in the diary of Eric Perks, a copy of which is held in the Museum Library (MS 2004/36.). AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 March 1943 AWMM
    Age 29 AWMM
    North Atlantic OceanAtlantic Ocean 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
    Tower Hill Memorial, Trinity Square, London, England AWMM

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Sources

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