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Robert Jacob Collett

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 45), Page: 17 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 45), Page: 17 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert Jacob AWMM
  • Surname
    Collett AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 32819 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    12 March 1898 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra Seaward BushSouthland Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs A. Collett (mother), Makarewa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 32819 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Engine driver/Civilian 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
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 3.5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      145 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked Wellington on board HMNZT 'Tahiti', 18 November 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 29 January 1917, and marched into Camp Sling.
    Proceeded overseas from Camp Sling, 1 March 1917.
    Admitted to 24th General Hospital, Etaples, 1 May 1917 (mumps: slight); discharged to duty, 15 June 1917.
    Admitted to Segregation Section, NZ Base Depot, 27 June 1917; discharged to duty, 28 July 1917.
    Admitted to Red Cross Hospital, Le Conquet, 14 August 1917 (indigestion); discharged to Base Depot, Etaples, 15 August 1917; rejoined Bn, in the field, and posted to B Company, 24 August 1917.
    On leave to Paris, 10 January 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 18 January 1918.
    Admitted to 1/2 East Lancashire Field Ambulance, 16 June 1918 (influenza), and transferred same day to 56th Casualty Clearing Station; to Ambulance Train No 15, 17 June 1918, and transferred tp No 3 Stationary Hospital, 18 June 1918; to No 2 Convalescent Depot, 22 June 1918; to 13th Convalescent Depot, 24 June 1918; to 4th Convalescent Depot, 25 June 1918; rejoined Bn, in the field, 10 September 1918.
    Wounded in action, 13 September 1918 wound, back); admitted same day to 56th Casualty Clearing Station, transferred to Ambulance Train No 9, 14 September 1918, and admitted to 4th General hospital, 15 September 1918; discharged to 10th Convalescent Depot, 17 September 1918; discharged to NZ Base Depot, 25 September 1918.
    On leave to United Kingdom, 8 October 1918; marched into NZ Base Depot, Etaples, from leave, 24 October 1918.
    Commenced return to New Zealand on board 'Carpentaria', 2 April 1919; discharged, 16 June 1919.
    War service: 2 years 325 days (of which 2 years 186 days were abroad) AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • 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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