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Ernest William COLLIER

Regimental number2290
Place of birthTamworth, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o Mrs E G Rose, River Street, Manilla, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs Evelyn Grace Collier, c/o Mrs E G Rose, River Street, Manilla, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 May 1916
Place of enlistmentArmidale, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 6 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date24 February 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HS 'Karoola', 6 May 1919; disembarked, Sydney, 28 June 1919; discharged (medically unfit: invalis: hepatitis tumor), Sydney, 24 February 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death27 May 1963
Age at death74
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, COLLIER Ernest William

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