COLLINGS, Bertram Charles
(Service number 39170)

First Rank private Last Rank Private


Date 11 May 1884 Place of Birth Cromwell

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Farmer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status single
Next of Kin Frederick Arthur Collings (father) Post Office, Hawea Flat
Religion Roman Catholic
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation NZ Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 21st Reinforcements, Auckland Infantry Battalion, A COmpany
Date 19 January 1917
Transport HMNZT 74, Ulimaroa
Embarked From Wellington Destination Plymouth, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Auckland Infantry Regiment, 3rd Battalion, 15 (North Auckland) COmpany

Military Awards

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Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 3 October 1917 Age 32
Place of Death Ypres, Belgium
Cause KIA
Memorial or Cemetery Tyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebek, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Memorial Reference NZ Apse, Panel 1
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru

Biographical Notes

son of Frederick Arthur and Sarah Ann Collings, 122 North St, Timaru


war record open in Archives

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Liz Shea, SC branch NZSG

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