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Colvin Stewart Algie

Colvin Stewart Algie

Male 1887 - 1916  (29 years)

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  • Name Colvin Stewart Algie 
    Christened 1887  St. Andrew's Parish, Balclutha, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Born 6 Jul 1887  Wyndham, Southland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1906  Otago, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    teacher at the Paeroa D.H.S. 
    Died 21 Jul 1916  Somme, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres, Nord, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1427  Brydon family tree
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2015 

    Father Capt. John Alexander Algie,   b. 29 Apr 1857, , Newbattle, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1948, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother Agnes Macmillan,   b. 12 Mar 1866,   d. 9 Jul 1899, Arrowtown, Queenstown-Lakes District, Otago, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years) 
    Married 27 Oct 1886  St. Andrew's Parish, Balclutha, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Colvin Algie's Diary
    Colvin Algie's Diary
    World War One's Gallipoli campaign up close
    Family ID F458  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Alice Victoria Elizabeth Corlett,   d. 1960 
    Married Apr 1914  Rotorua, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Donald Colvin Algie,   b. 27 Jan 1915, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1990  (Age 75 years)
    Colvin Algie's Diary
    Colvin Algie's Diary
    World War One's Gallipoli campaign up close
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2015 
    Family ID F462  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 1887 - St. Andrew's Parish, Balclutha, New Zealand Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Jul 1887 - Wyndham, Southland, New Zealand Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - teacher at the Paeroa D.H.S. - 1906 - Otago, New Zealand Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Apr 1914 - Rotorua, New Zealand Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Jul 1916 - Somme, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres, Nord, France Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Colvin Algie
    Colvin Algie

    "We had an early start this morning. The Turk shrapnel and machine guns started about 4am and bombarded our position for 3 and a half hours." -from his diary, May 1st 1915
    Colvin Algie
    Colvin Algie
    age 13
    Ron, Doric, John Alexander Algie, and Colvin
    Ron, Doric, John Alexander Algie, and Colvin

    Histories
    Colvin Algie bereavement letter
    Colvin Algie bereavement letter

    Newspapers
    'at the post office'
    "at the post office"
    Colvin Stewart Algie birth announcement

    Albums
    John Alexander Algie gallery
    John Alexander Algie gallery (16)
    The New Zealand branch of the Algies.

  • Notes 
    • He was born at the post office in Wyndham.

      Lieutenant 6th Maurani Regiment, N.Z. Expeditionary Force 1914.
      Served in Egypt and then Dardanelles.
      Battle of Anzac Code, Gallipoli, wounded at Achi Baba, 1915, invalided to England, rejoined his regiment in France.
      Decorations -1915 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal.
      He was killed in action near Armentieres, France. He was Captain of the 6th Maurani Regiment at the time.