1895 - 1916
Collie, Unit: New Zealand Field Artillery. Cenetaph record: Serial No. 2/1965 Conflict: WW1 Additional Details: Son of James Laurie Collie and Margaret Collie. Born in Scotland. See: http://www.nzwargraves.org.nz/casualties/james-gordon-collie Service Number: 2/1965 First Name: James Gordon Surname: Collie Rank: Gunner Date of Birth: Not known Next of Kin: James L. Collie (father), Te Kawhai, Ngaruawahia, New Zealand Marital Status: Single Nationality of Force: New Zealand Force: Army Unit: New Zealand Field Artillery Casualty Details Date of death: 14 January 1916 Age: 20 Conflict: WW1 Cause of Death: Died of sickness Embarkation Details Body of Embarkation: 6th Reinforcements Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand Embarkation Date: 14 August 1915 Transport: HMNZT 27 HMNZT 28 Vessel: Willochra or Tofua Destination: Suez, Egypt Text in italics supplied by Cenotaph, Auckland War Memorial Museum Cemetery Cemetery: Cairo War Memorial Cemetery Cemetery Reference: D. 256. Country: Egypt See also: http://www.aucklandmuseum.com/war-memorial/online-cenotaph/record/C297 2 See also: http://www.mocavo.com/The-Roll-of-Honour-a-Biographical-Record-of-All- Members-of-His-Majestys-Naval-and-Military-Forces-Who-Have-Fallen-in-t he-War-Volume-2/373324/69 COLLIE, JAMES GORDON, No. 2 1965, Field Artillery, New Zealand Ex peditionary Force, eldest s. of James Laurie Collie, of Te Kowhai. Ngaruawahia, Waikato, New Zealand, by his wife. Margaret, 2nd dau. of \\ illiam Gray, Farmer : h. Cambridge, Waikato, 12 May, 1895 ; educ. District School. Te Kowhai, and King's College, Auckland, New Zealand, and on leaving there assisted his father in Farming: joined G Battery in Hamilton. New Zealand, 1 June, 1915: went to Egypt 4 \ug. ; was invalided into hospital in Cairo 13 Dec. following, and died in the New Zealand General Hospital 14 Jan. 1916. of para-typhoid. Buried in Cairo Cemetery ; unm.
|Born: , , , Scotland 12th May 1895 ||Baptised: |
|Died: , , , Eqypt 14th Jan 1916 ||Buried: Cairo, Egypt Jan 1916 |
|12th May 1895||Born Scotland|
|14th Jan 1916||Died Eqypt|
|Jan 1916||Buried Cairo, Egypt|