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William COLLIE

Regimental number3475
Place of birthGladstone, Queensland
SchoolRosalie State School, Queensland
ReligionCongregational
OccupationTailor
AddressElizabeth Street, Rosalie, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jessie Collie, Elizabeth Street, Rosalie, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in Cadets and Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date31 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFlers, France
Age at death19.10
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialCaterpillar Valley Cemetery (Plot XXIV, Row K, Grave No. 7), Longueval, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
107
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Jessie COLLIE
Family/military connectionsNil
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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