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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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