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John Leslie COLLINS

Regimental number4993
Place of birthMount Costigan, New South Wales
SchoolPubli School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressPO, Mount Costigan, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs P S Collins, PO, Tuena, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 22 August 1918
Place of death or woundingBray, Somme Sector, France
Date of death22 August 1918
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialBray Vale British Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 14), Bray-Sur-Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward John and Phoebe Sarah COLLINS, Mount Gostigan, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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