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Regimental number7985
Place of birthRichmond, Victoria
SchoolState School, East Perth, Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address19 Kings Street, Subiaco, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs Clariss Winifred Collins, 19 Kings Street, Subiaco, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Battery 16
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 21 September 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialMenin Road South Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row T, Grave no. 32), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Isabel COLLINS; husband of Clariss W. COLLINS, Post Office, Milson's Point, Sydney, New South Wales. native of Richmond, Victoria

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