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Full Name
Colin Buxton Black
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Colin Buxton
Surname
Black
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
3/2744
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Clerk
Next of Kin
Mrs C. Buxton Black (mother), 9 Mulgrave Street, Thorndon, Wellington, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
22nd Reinforcements New Zealand Medical Corps
Embarkation Date
16 February 1917
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Mokoia or Navua or Aparima
Destination
Devonport, England
Nominal Roll Number
55
Page on Nominal Roll
26
Last Unit Served
New Zealand Medical Corps
Place of Death
Belgium
Date of Death
15 October 1917
Age at Death
20
Year of Death
1917
Cause of Death
Died of wounds
Cemetery Name
Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Grave Reference
XXI. H. 7.
Biographical Notes
Colin Black was the son of Sydney and Constance Buxton Black, of Weston, New Zealand.
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1918
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