condensed discuss document expanded export feedback print share remove reset document_white enquire_white export_white report_white

Nelson Reginald Colenso

-
Gravestone, Featherston Cemetery (photo kindly provided by Adele Pentony Graham) - No known copyright restrictions
Gravestone, Featherston Cemetery (photo kindly provided by A … Read more

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Nelson Reginald AWMM
  • Surname
    Colenso AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    6/4222 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

Contribute ›
  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 23 Queens Road, Shirley, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    James Colenso (father), 32 Aberdeen Street, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

Contribute ›
  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    6/4222 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

Contribute ›
  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

Contribute ›
  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    Painter AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

Contribute ›

Prisoner of war

Contribute ›
  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

Contribute ›
  • Medical notes
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died from accident occurring, or disease contracted, while training with or attached to the NZEF in New Zealand AWMM

Last known rank

Contribute ›

Biographical information

Biographical information

Contribute ›
  • Son of Mr. J. Colenso, of Christchurch. AWMM

Death

About death

Contribute ›
  • Death
    9 March 1916 AWMM
    FeatherstonWellington AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Featherston Cemetery, Western Lake Road, Featherston, Wairarapa, New Zealand AWMM 732 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

Contribute ›
  • Memorial name
    Featherston Cemetery Memorial, Featherston, New Zealand AWMM

Roll of Honour

Remember Nelson Reginald Colenso by laying a poppy.

Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Nelson Reginald Colenso

Leave a note

Contribute ›

Sources

Sources

Contribute ›