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Alexander COLLINGWOOD

Regimental number1731
Date of birth25 June 1892
Place of birthPenola, South Australia
ReligionChurch of Christ
OccupationLabourer
AddressSouth Payneham, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinW A Collingwood, Luhrs Road, South Payneham, South Australia
Enlistment date27 November 1914
Place of enlistmentOaklands, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 1 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 September 1916
Other details

War service: Gallipoli, Western Front

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

Married Eva Kidd (1902-1981); buried at Salisbury Cemetery, South Australia.
Date of death14 September 1959
Place of burialWest Terrace War Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia

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