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Maurice John Collins

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Maurice John AWMM
  • Surname
    Collins AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • 2229 AWMM
    • 2/1947 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 10 November 1876 AWMM HydeOtago AWMM
    • 6 March 1876 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra HydeOtago Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Rewa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs J.V. Lawes (sister), care of Postmaster, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 June 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 6.5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      164 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Proceeded from Egypt to France, 5 April 1916.
    Admitted to No 3 New Zealand Field Ambulance, 18 May 1916 (bronchitis); transferred to Divisional Rest Station, Caestre, 22 May 1916; rejoined Bn, in the field, 2 June 1916.
    Transferred to England, 2 July 1916, and admitted same day to 2nd London General Hospital, Chelsea; transferred to No 2 New Zealand General Hospital, Walton-on-Thames, 17 July 1916; to New Zealand Convalescent Depot, Hornchurch, 20 July 1916; to New Zealand Command Depot, Codford, 4 September 1916. Marched into Sling Camp, 6 October 1916.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 17 October 1916; rejoined Bn, 7 January 1917.
    Found guilty, 14 August 1917, of at Dunkirk being drunk and being in town without a pass: awarded 14 days' Field Punishment No 2.
    Admitted to No 2 Australian General Hospital, 12 May 1918 (pleurisy); discharged to Convalescent Depot, 26 May 1918; to NZ Base Depot, 29 May 1918; rejoined Bn, 6 June 1918.
    Attached to New Zealand Base Depot, 1 December 1918; marched out to New Zealand Command Depot, Codford, 21 December 1918.
    Commenced return to New Zealand on board HT 'Hororata', 1 February 1919; discharged 14 April 1919.
    Total war service: 3 years 362 days (of which 3 years 214 days were abroad) AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    15 June 1927 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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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: 141 AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
    • Stowers, R. (2009). Rough riders at war : history of New Zealand's involvement in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902 and information on all members of the 10 New Zealand contingents. Hamilton, N.Z.: R. Stowers. AWMM
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