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Josiah Alfred COLLINS

Regimental number3627
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressHawthorn, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellen Collins, Hampton Street, Hawthorn, South Australia
Enlistment date18 May 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 4 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3628 Pte Bert Highbury COLLINS, 50th Bn, returned to Australia, 15 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death13 October 1975

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