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William Henry COLLIER

Regimental number2644
Place of birthBarmedman New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith's striker
AddressBarmedman, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, William Henry Collier, Barmedman, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 30 June 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2637 Pte Lawrence Peter COLLIER, 55th Bn, killed in action, 2 April 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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