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Regimental number3941
Place of birthForth, Tasmania
SchoolState School, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressForth, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, J Collins, Castra, Ulverstone, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT RMS Orontes on 24 November 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death2 January 1918
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialRation Farm Annexe (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 16), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Bridget COLLINS. Native of Forth, Tasmania

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