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Regimental number2589
Place of birthGoyura, Victoria
SchoolGoyura State School, Victoria
AddressWoomelang, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs W G Collins, Turriff, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 September 1918
Place of death or woundingBellicourt, France
Date of death30 September 1918
Age at death24.3
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialBellicourt British Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 17), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William George and Mary COLLINS, Turriff, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: Sapper John Collins No. 52814 8th Light Horse, died 13 October Damascus; Pte George Collins No. 1141 38th Bn wounded Passchendaele 12 October 1916 and returned to Australia 10 March 1917.

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