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Arthur Bede COLLINS

Regimental number1636
Place of birthTomingley New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationShearer
AddressBurrendong via Stuart Town, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, William Collins, Burrendong via Stuart Town, New South Wales
Enlistment date2 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name54th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/71/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 2 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1637 Pte Arthur Bertram COLLINS, 54th Bn, killed in action, 15 May 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death10 May 1955
Age at death60
Place of burialThe Rock Cemetery, New South Wales

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