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Full Name: Archibald Donald Colquhoun
Rank Last Held: Gunner
Forename(s): Archibald Donald
Surname: Colquhoun
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 43810
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Gunner
Occupation before Enlistment: Engineer
Next of Kin: Mrs M.J. Colquhoun (mother), 2 Queen Street, Petone, Wellington, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation: New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit: 27th Reinforcements New Zealand Field Artillery
Embarkation Date: 12 June 1917
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Transport: HMNZT 86
Vessel: Maunganui
Destination: Plymouth, England
Nominal Roll Number: 67
Page on Nominal Roll: 27
Last Unit Served: New Zealand Field Artillery, 4th Battery
Place of Death: France
Date of Death: 12 September 1918
Age at Death: 23
Year of Death: 1918
Cause of Death: Died of wounds
Cemetery Name: Grevillers British Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France
Grave Reference: XIII. B. 14.
Biographical Notes: Archibald Colquhoun was the son of Archibald and Mary Jane Colquhoun, of 16 Buick St., Petone, Wellington, New Zealand.
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
Sources Used:
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1918
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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