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Regimental number54871
Place of birthYea, Victoria
AddressHarding Street, Seymour, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellen Collins, Harding Street, Seymour, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 February 1918
Place of enlistmentSeymour, Victoria
Unit name4th General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (Victoria)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 17 August 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
FateReturned to Australia 6 October 1919
Discharge date17 December 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Pakeha', 6 October 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 24 November 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 17 December 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, COLLINS Edward

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