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John COLLIER

Regimental number1738
Place of birthCloughton, Yorkshire, England
SchoolCouncil School, England
Age on arrival in Australia28
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o T Foster, Howard Street, Morningside, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinSister, Miss A Collier, Cloughton, Scarborough, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 8 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 28 June 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death28 June 1915
Age at death29
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 15), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
55
Family/military connectionsCousin: Pte W.C. Foster, killed; H. Smithson, killed.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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