(Service number 34713)
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank|
|Date||5 May 1887||Place of Birth||Palmerston South|
|Address at Enlistment||Albury Coal Mine|
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|Next of Kin||Miss M. KYDD (friend), care of McDonald, Rocklands, Fairlie|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||20th Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company|
|Date||7 December 1916|
|Embarked From||Destination||Plymouth, Devon, England|
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Colin McKIillop was born on 5 May 1887 at Palmerston, Otago, the son of James and Ellen McKillop. He was baptized on 5 November 1887 at St Mary's Anglican Church, Palmerston. He was educated at the Palmerston School. In 1916 he married Mary Jane Preece Kydd, the friend who was his next-of-kin.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [13 January 2019]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [13 January 2019]; School Admission record (Dunedin Branch NZSG) [14 January 2019]
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