Patrick Joseph Columb
Born: 8 Nov 1916 at Gore
Died: 7 Dec 1969 at Auckland
- NZ P&T: from 1931
- Awarua Radio: Radio operator
- Chathams Radio: Superintendent, 3 June 1953 – 1957
- Auckland Radio: Superintendent, 10 Aug 1966 until his death on 7 December 1969
ZL4PK from 1963 while in Invercargill
Awarua Radio staff, 6 Apr 1938. Seated L-R: Alec Wallace, Arthur “Hec” Head, Arnold Greaney. Standing L-R: Lou Kelly, J Burt, Fred Broom, James Dolan, Pat Columb, Joe Bell
Awarua Radio staff in 1942. Front: Macwilliams (with Windy the dog) and Hutchinson. Kneeling/sitting L-R: Nolan, Smith, Wakeford, Brain, Mulvihill, Bourne, Shearer. Standing L-R: Copp, Columb, Thomas, Macpherson, Barlow, Hickford, Newton, Vendt, Sparks, Pawley, Murray, Brown.
A QSL card from Chatham Islands Radio ZLC confirming communication on 20 June 1954 with ZLEC, ZLEG, ZLBE, ZMW? and ZLDD. It is signed by station superintendent PJ (Pat) Columb. From the collection of Brian Webb.
At Chatham Islands Radio in 1957, adults L-R: Pat Columb (Supt), Doug Condell, Clyde Williams, Nancy Columb and Bill Riley. Photo courtesy Clyde Williams