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George James COLLINS

Regimental number3273
Place of birthDeloraine, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
AddressDeloraine, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, A R Collins, Deloraine, Tasmania
Enlistment date30 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A31 Ajana on 13 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 30 July 1915; taken on strength 12th Bn 1 March 1916; transferred to 52nd Bn 2 April 1916; wounded fleurbaix 6 July 1916 and mortally 12 April 1917.
FateDied of wounds 18 April 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death21
Place of burialAchiet-Le-Grand Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 19), 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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