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Duncan Colquhoun

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Gravestone, Karori Cemetery (photo Paul F. Baker) - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Duncan AWMM
  • Surname
    Colquhoun AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    8/1174 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1879 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Tapanui, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs Jessie Colquhoun (wife), Tapanui, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs Jessie Colquhoun (wife), Tapanui, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 December 1914 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    8/1174 AWMM
  • Military service
    Served with NZ Volunteers in Otago before WW1 AWMM
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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 OtagoNew Zealand AWMM
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  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Colquhoun shipped out with the 2nd Reinforcements in 1914. At some point he returned to NZ because he shipped out again with the 43rd Reinforcements on 17 August 1918. He was listed as the Officer Commanding (OC) on board the Ruahine, which transported the 43rd Reinforcements to London.

    Colquhoun had the same service number as Private William Edgar Phillips, Otago Infantry Regiment, who died of disease in 1918. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    5 October 1938 AWMM
    Age 59 AWMM
    DunedinOtago AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
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  • Cemetery
    Karori Cemetery, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM Area 11, Block B, Row 01, Plot 021 AWMM
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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Haigh, J., Polaschek, A. (Eds.). (1993). New Zealand and the Distinguished Service Order. Christchurch, N.Z.: Authors. AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 142 AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume IV. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      90: 3 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 2: Includes portrait AWMM