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Matthew Joseph COLLINS

Regimental number17336
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFurniture warehouseman
AddressRichmond, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Collins, 206 Coppin Street, Richmond, Victoria
Enlistment date5 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameArmy Medical Corps February 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/99/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 11 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 20 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4170 Sergeant John Joseph COLLINS, 8th Bn, killed in action, 21 June 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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