COLVILLE, Percival Lawrence
(Service number 14068)
|First Rank||Rifleman||Last Rank|
|Date||Unknown||Place of Birth|
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|Next of Kin||Frederick Colville (father), Tinwald, Ashburton|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Rifle Brigade|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||5th Reinforcements, 3rd Battalion, G Company|
|Date||26 June 1916|
|Transport||Tahiti or Maunganui|
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Percival Lawrence Colville, known as Percy, was the second son of Frederick and Sarah Jane (née Collins) Colville. His older brother Cecil Frederick Colville was killed in action in 1916 at the Somme. Percy attended several schools - Waimate, Makikihi, Otaio, Rakaia.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [21 October 2016]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [21 October 2016]; School admission records (South Canterbury Branch NZSG)
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