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Regimental number52814
Date of birth3 July 1896
Place of birthRosebery, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 6.5"
Weight118 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr William Collins, Turriff, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 March 1918
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Unit name2nd General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (Victoria)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 10 June 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of disease 13 October 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, COLLINS John

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