Topic: Oscar William Collings

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Oscar William Collings was a First World War Solider with links to Wharenui Primary School, Christchurch.

Oscar William Collings was born 2 Feb 1896 and died 17 Jan 1945 - in his 49th year, in Templeton, Canterbury , New Zealand. His parents were William Henry Collings (born 11 May 1869 in Canterbury , NZ) and Emily (Voice) Collings (born about 1870 in New Zealand). He had two brothers Hector Thomas Collings (born 17 July 1899 in Templeton , NZ) and Regnald rewi Collings ( born 5 Jan 1910, Templeton , NZ).


He was a pupil at Whareui Primary School. In December 1909, when he was in Standard VI, he was  awarded a Certificate of Proficiency and Good Attendance – First Class Certificate. 

He was reported wounded in the New Zealand Herald on 26 Jan 1918

Collings, O., Collings, W., Collings, E., Collings, H., & Collings, R. (2017). Oscar William Collings (1896-1945) | WikiTree: The FREE Family TreeWikitree.com. Retrieved 11 January 2017, from https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Collings-333

Zealand, N. (2017). Papers Past | DEATHS (Press, 1945-01-18). Paperspast.natlib.govt.nz. Retrieved 11 January 2017, from https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/CHP19450118.2.6?query=oscar%20william%20Collings

Zealand, N. (2017). Papers Past | ROLL OF HONOUR. (New Zealand Herald, 1918-02-15). Paperspast.natlib.govt.nz. Retrieved 11 January 2017, from https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/NZH19180215.2.54?query=oscar%20william%20Collings

Zealand, N. (2017). Papers Past | WHARENUI SCHOOL. (Press, 1909-12-27). Paperspast.natlib.govt.nz. Retrieved 11 January 2017, from https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/CHP19091227.2.25.3?query=oscar%20william%20Collings

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Oscar William Collings


First Names:Oscar William
Last Name:Collings
Place of Birth:Templeton, Canterbury, New Zealand