|Place of birth||Brunswick, Melbourne, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||22.11|
|Next of kin||Mother, Margaret Collins, Tambellup PO, Western Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Albany, Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||48th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT Port Melbourne on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||48th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Fremantle, 30 October 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 28 December 1916, and marched in to 12th Training Bn, Codford.
Proceeded overseas to France, 28 March 1917; taken on strength, 48th Bn, in the field, 19 April 1917.
Wounded in action, 11 June 1917 (gun shot wound, left elbow), and admitted to 14th General Hospital, Wimereux, 14 June 1917; transferred to England, 15 June 1917, and admitted to Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford, 16 June 1917; transferred to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 2 August 1917; discharged on furlough, 17 August 1917, to report to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 31 August 1917.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Suevic', 27 September 1917; discharged (wounded), Perth, 8 December 1917.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||Name does not appear on Embarkation Roll.|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, COLLINS Michael|