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Regimental number1520
Place of birthWollongong, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
Other trainingMetropolitan Business College, Sydney, NSW
AddressKeira Street, Wollongong, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Henry Collings, Keira Street, Wollongong, New South Wales
Previous military service29th Infantry; Served 4 years in Australian Rifles.
Enlistment date17 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name19th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 14 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFlers, France
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialWarlencourt British Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row A, Grave No. 22), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Ann COLLINGS, Beira Street, Wollongong, New South Wales

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