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Alfred Henry COLLINS

Regimental number145
Place of birthHove, Brighton, Sussex, England
SchoolHigher Grade School, Hove, Brighton, Sussex, England
Age on arrival in Australia18
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, A E Collins, South Lodge, Ravensbourne, Keston, Kent, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 April 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death9 April 1917
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialHermies Hill British Cemetery (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 25), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
32
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred Edward and Louisa COLLINS, Nettlestone Lodge, Bickley, Kent, England

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