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Henry Edward COLLINS

Regimental number767
Place of birthBurrumbuttock, New South Wales
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressMurtoa, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation22.8
Height5' 10.25"
Weight168 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Emma Theresa Collins, Arthur Street, Fairfield, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the 73rd Infantry (Victorian Rangers), Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date27 August 1914
Place of enlistmentMurtoa, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 May 1915
Place of death or woundingCape Helles, Gallipoli, Turkey
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsHelles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Henry and Annie Gerdtry COLLINS; husband of Emma COLLINS, 21 Clyde Street, Surrey Hills, Victoria. Native of Murtoa, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, COLLINS Henry Edward

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