(Service number 29221)
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank|
|Date||6 August 1886||Place of Birth||Stobo, Peeblesshire, Scotland|
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|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mrs Annie COLLINS (mother), Stobo, Peeblesshire, Scotland|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||18th Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company|
|Date||11 October 1916|
|Embarked From||Wellington||Destination||Plymouth, England|
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Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
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|Date||21 May 1919||Reason|
Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
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Son of Daniel COLLINS & Ann nee NIMMO. 1891 at home in Stobo; 1901 a farm servant at Blythbank, West Linton, Peeblesshire. Mrs Ethel CLARKE of Orari was a friend & contact in NZ; & her husband Mr W. R. CLARKE [see Frank Douglas & John stanley CLARKE]. Worked for some years in the Seadown & Levels districts. On discharge he returned to NZ.
Cenotaph Database [15 October 2013]; Timaru Herald, 3 December 1918 (Papers Past) [15 October 2013]; ancestry.com.au [28 October 2013]
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