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Charles Francis COLLINS

Regimental number6059
Place of birthMoolboolaman, Bundaberg, Queensland
SchoolPrivate tutor
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrazier
AddressBaledeen Station, Rannes, CQR
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Katherine Collins, Baledeen Station, Rannes, CQR
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A75 Marathon on 27 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 June 1918
Place of death or woundingMorlancourt, France
Age at death28.1
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialBeacon Cemetery (Plot III, Row H, Grave No. 17), Sailly-Laurette, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
104
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Francis George and Wilhelmina Katherine COLLINS, Rosedale Cottage, Rosedale, Queensland. Native of Banana
Family/military connectionsCousin: H. Lidswell, killed 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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