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Ormond Alfred COLLINS

Regimental number592A
Place of birth27 Barkly Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria
SchoolAlfred Crsecent State School No. 1490, Victoria
OccupationTimber worker
Address1 Jessie Street, Northcote
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinWife, Mrs A O Collins, 53 Mithers Street, Albert Park
Previous military serviceServed in Citizen Military Forces, Abbotsford 55th Bn.
Enlistment date22 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name24th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 15 May 1918
Place of death or woundingHeilly, France
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialRibemont Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row E, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Emma Louise COLLINS, 130 Flinders Street, Thornbury, Victoria. Native of Fitzroy, Victoria

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