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Leslie COLLINS

Regimental number62
Place of birthGrenfell, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationPacker
Address230 Liverpool Road, Ashfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Daniel Collins, 235 Liverpool Road, Ashfield, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in Compulsory Training.
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name3rd Battalion, Machine Gun Section
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 07-12 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death7 August 1915
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialBeach Cemetery (Plot II, Row I, Grave No. 7), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
35
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Daniel and Esther COLLINS, 'Ypres', 64 Chandos Street, Ashfield, Sydney, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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