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Earnest Milton COLLINS

Regimental number33
Place of birthWagga Wagga, New South Wales
SchoolState School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Eliza Mary Collins, South Pine Road, Enoggera, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/19/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 13 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 11 September 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death17 September 1918
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialLa Chapelette British Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 3), Peronne, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
152
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George James and Eliza Mary COLLINS, Zillman Road, Hendra, Brisbane, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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