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Full Name
Colin Leslie Winter
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Colin Leslie
Surname
Winter
War
World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.
13693
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Lorry driver
Next of Kin
Mr H.W. Winter (father), Arnold Street, North-east Valley, Dunedin, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Arnold Street, North-east Valley, Dunedin, New Zealand
Military District
Dunedin
Body on Embarkation
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit
26 Canterbury and Otago Battalion
Nominal Roll Number
WW2 3
Page on Nominal Roll
WW2 522
Campaigns
Crete
Last Unit Served
20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
Crete
Date of Death
22 May 1941
Age at Death
27
Year of Death
1941
Cemetery Name
Suda Bay War Cemetery, Crete, Greece
Grave Reference
15. C. 10.
Biographical Notes
Colin Winter was the son of Herbert William and Elizabeth Winter, of Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand.
Description of Image
Portrait from The Weekly News; 16 July 1941
Sources Used
  • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force Nominal Roll No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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