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Frederick William COLLINS

Regimental number5672
Place of birthDongarra, Western Australia
SchoolState School, Day Dawn, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, J Collins, Eleanor Street, Geraldton, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date5 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 3 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 11 May 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialQueant Road Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 3), Buissy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
167
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Sarah Ann COLLINS, Elives Street, Geraldton, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsNil
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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