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WALTER HOLLINS

HOLLINS, WALTER

RANK:   PRIVATE                SERIAL NO:  69407                         

UNIT:    1st BATTALION, WELLINGTON INFANTRY REGIMENT 

BORN:   07/11/1884  -  ORMONDVILLE, H.B, N.Z.        

DIED:     01/09/1918        KILLED IN ACTION
              
PLACE:   IN THE FIELD, HAVRINCOURT, FRANCE    

SINGLE:              RELIGION:   PRESBYTERIAN

WIFE:    
    
PARENTS:   Eric William and Fanny HOLLINS, NORSEWOOD

SIBLINGS:   
    
NEXT OF KIN:   MRS FANNY HOLLINS (mother), SOUTH NORSEWOOD

OCCUPATION:  FARMER (DAIRY)

EMPLOYER:   SELF

LAST NZ ADDRESS:  SOUTH NORSEWOOD

HEIGHT:  5’ 6”        WEIGHT:    134lb        CHEST:   31”

COMP:   FAIR         EYES:   BLUE         HAIR:  BROWN
    
EDUCATION:   FOURTH EDUCATIONAL STANDARD

GRAVE/MEMORIAL:   BANCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY,
                       PAS-DE- CALAIS, FRANCE    

ENLISTED:   WOODVILLE        DATE:   11/09/1917  

MAIN BODY:                   REINFORCEMENT: 34th     

MILITARY RECORD:
08/02/1918.  EMBARKED WELLINGTON ON HMNZT ‘ULIMAROA’.
29/03/1918.  DISEMBARKED LIVERPOOL, U.K.
29/03/1918.  MARCHED IN RESERVE DEPOT (BROCTON).
20/04/1918.  MARCHED IN ‘SLING’ WELLINGTON INFANTRY REGIMENT.
02/06/1918.  LEFT ‘SLING’ FOR FRANCE.
04/06/1918.  MARCHED IN ETAPLES, FRANCE.
08/06/1918.  JOINED BATTALION IN THE FIELD.
24/08/1918.  TRANSFERRED 17th COMPANY 1st BATTALION WELLINGTON
        INFANTRY REGIMENT IN THE FIELD.
01//09/1918.  KILLED IN ACTION, IN THE FIELD (FRANCE).

                                    

AWARDED:    

BRITISH WAR MEDAL.
VICTORY MEDAL.