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Alexander Columbus COLLINS

Regimental number673
Date of birth9 June 1895
Place of birthDalby, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressWood Street, Dalby, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinWife, Mrs Beatrice Annie Collins, c/o Mrs J McLaren, Cairns Terrace, Red Hill, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military service11th Infantry.
Enlistment date20 January 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 13, Reinforcement 12
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 21 June 1917
Regimental number from Nominal Roll673A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 120 Driver William Thomas COLLINS, 11th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 20 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 March 1973
Age at death77
Place of burialTownsville, Queensland

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