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George Bassett Collins

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Headstone of Bombardier George Bassett Collins (2/152). Divisional Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. New Zealand War Graves Trust (BEAZ1090). CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Headstone of Bombardier George Bassett Collins (2/152). Divisional Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Bassett AWMM
  • Surname
    Collins AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 2/152 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    20 September 1887 New Zealand War Graves Project LostwitheilCornwall New Zealand War Graves Project
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM R.N.Z.A. Depot, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Edward Collins, Oadleigh Park, Joybridge, Devon, England AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 2/152 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 14 August 1914 New Zealand War Graves Project WellingtonNew Zealand New Zealand War Graves Project
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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
    4 October 1917 AWMMKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • George Collins was the son of Edward Collins, of 46 Prince Maurice Rd., Lipson, Plymouth, Devon, England.

    Previously employed as Soldier by Royal New Zealand Artillery, Wellington AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 October 1917 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Divisional Cemetery, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM L. 13. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 140 AWMM
    • NZWGT: Information supplied by the New Zealand War Graves Trust as part of the New Zealand War Graves project. This project was established in 2006 to record in text and photographs the 31,758 New Zealanders who have been identifed as serving with New Zealand or Allied forces, and who died in conflicts from the Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902) up to the present day and in peacekeeping operations. AWMM

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