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James Joseph Collins

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Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 140 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 140 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Joseph AWMM
  • Surname
    Collins AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 10/1211 AWMM
    • WWI 5/1211a AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    14 May 1890 AWMM NapierHawkes Bay AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 22 October 1914 AWMM Hastings, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    C. Collins, Karamu Road, Hastings, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 December 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 10/1211 AWMM
    • WWI 5/1211a AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 22 October 1914 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    Labourer/Civilian AWMM
    WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
  • 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
    WW1 12 April 1919 AWMM
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 10 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      159 pounds AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Blue AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Light brown AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      Light AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Heart failure AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Driver Collins enlisted with service number 10/1211. However, his family state that his serial number was 5/1211a. Possibly he transferred from the Wellington Infantry Batallion to the New Zealand Army Services Corps after embarkation and was allocated an "A" number.

    As he embarked to Egypt with the 2nd Reinforcements on 14 December 1915, Driver Collins may also be entitled to a 1914-1915 Star in addition to his other medals.

    Driver Collins married a widow with one child in February 1920. They subsequently had eight children (seven daughters and one son). AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    15 January 1958 AWMM
    Age 67 AWMM
    NapierHawkes Bay AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Wharerangi Cemetery, Napier, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Daily Telegraph, 16 January 1958 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Leave a tribute or memory of James Joseph Collins

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  • He is my grandfather and is buried at Wharerangi Lawn Cemetary Napier area with his wife Annie Elizabeth Collins née Burke
    Public - Elaine Margaret - Other Relative - 11 May 2015
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Military Service Record AWMM
    • 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
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Information supplied by GTF Pawson. AWMM
    • Daily Telegraph AWMM
      Daily Telegraph, 16 January 1958 AWMM

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11 May 2015Elaine MargaretHavelock NorthOther Relative

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