Māori › Douglas Leopold Wright Collis Born 26 July 1890 - Died 15 September 1916 PDF Key details Service numberWWI 23/2131 AWMM Also known as Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Last rankWW1 Rifleman AWMM New Zealand Rifle Brigade AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1916 - No known copyright restrictions View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesDouglas Leopold Wright AWMM SurnameCollis AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service numberWWI 23/2131 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe ReligionMethodist, Christian AWMM Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Birth26 July 1890 AWMM New Plymouth, Taranaki AWMM Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Address before enlistment Post war occupation Next of kin on embarkationWW1 W.A. Collis (father), Vivian Street, New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM Relationship status Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaign Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Service numberWWI 23/2131 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Military decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Branch Trade Proficiency EnlistmentWW1 Civil servant/Civilian AWMM Occupation before enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 1 April 1916 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM HMNZT 49 or HMNZT 50 AWMM Vessel was Tahiti or Maunganui AWMM Quartermaster Sergeant AWMM 5th Reinforcements, 1st Battalion, E Company AWMM New Zealand Rifle Brigade AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date Liberation Repatriation POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 Rifleman AWMM New Zealand Rifle Brigade AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Member of the College Rifles Rugby Football Club AWMM Death About death Contribute › Death15 September 1916 AWMM Somme, Northern France AWMM Date of death Age at death Place of death Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Death notes Cemetery Cemetery name Grave reference Obituary Memorial name Memorial reference Memorials Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameNew Plymouth Boy's High School memorial gate, New Plymouth, New Zealand AWMM Rotorua War Memorial (World War 1) AWMM Roll of Honour, College Rifles, Rugby Union Football & Sports Club, 33 Haast Street, Remuera, Auckland AWMM Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM Roll of Honour Remember Douglas Leopold Wright Collis by laying a poppy. Albert Oscar Collis Arthur Edwin Collis Douglas Leopold Wright Collis Edward Collis Francis Bernard Collis Lay a poppy for 2021 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Douglas Leopold Wright Collis Leave a note Contribute › Processing Related objects Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy) Library / Pictorial › manuscripts and archives MS-2016-2 Sources Sources Contribute › External linksMilitary personnel file http://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=21897591 Further Reference A Street Near You record https://astreetnearyou.org/person/1463039/- Further Reference Commonwealth War Graves Commission Casualty record https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/1463039 Further Reference DocumentsNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM 27: 1 AWMM Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM Vol. 1: Includes portrait AWMM Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM 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.