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Regimental number1519
Place of birthNewtown, near Carisbrook, Victoria
SchoolMaryborough State School, White Hills, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMaryborough, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinWilliam Collett, Maryborough, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 8 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 14 October 1915
Place of death or woundingUnknown
Age at death22
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 19), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr W.H. and Mrs E. COLLETT, Post Office, Maryborough, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: returned.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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