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Maurice William George COLLINGS

Regimental number5058
Place of birthNorth Shore, Geelong, Victoria
SchoolViolet street State School, Bendigo, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCoachbuilder
Address25 William Street, Glenferrie, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Mr William Frederick Collings, 25 Wattle Street, Glenferrie, Victoria
Enlistment date29 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 August 1918
Place of death or woundingSomme, France
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialRosieres Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 12), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
43
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Frederick and Caroline COLLINGS, Council Yard, Clara Street, South Yarra, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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