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Arthur Bennett COLLINS

Regimental number1668
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
Address'Fernbank', Latrobe Street, East Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinBrother, Walter Ernest Ashley Collins, British Solomon Islands
Enlistment date13 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 20 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer (Class I)
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Infantry Brigade Headquarters
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Recommendation date: 17 September 1916

Meritorious Service Medal

Recommendation date: 30 September 1918

FateReturned to Australia 6 September 1919

Meritorious Service Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 75
Date: 17 June 1919

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