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Regimental number5323
Place of birthWellington, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
Address106 Botany Street, Waterloo, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, George Collins, Tory Street, Wellington, New Zealand
Enlistment date3 November 1915
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 22 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 3 November 1915 - 18th Bn 14th Reinforcements; taken on strength 18th Bn 26 January 1917; mortally wounded 26 February 1917.
FateDied of wounds 2 March 1917
Place of death or woundingSomme, France
Age at death28
Place of burialWimereux Communal Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 11), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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