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Regimental number7214
Place of birthColac, Victoria
SchoolAlbert Street State School, Brunswick, Victoria
AddressGlenferrie, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Collingwood, 438 Burwood Road, Glenferrie, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in Citizen Military Forces
Enlistment date5 November 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 19 February 1917
Regimental number from Nominal Roll7214B
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of Pleurisy in 4th British Hospital.
FateDied of disease 26 March 1918
Date of death26 March 1918
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialGodeweersvelde British Cemetery (Plot I, Row M, Grave No. 18), France Check spelling, unclear on negative
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Annie Evelyn COLLINGWOOD, 49 Henry Street, Glenferrie, Victoria. Native of Colac, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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