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Thomas Patrick COLLINS

Regimental number1250
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolYongala Public School
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLoco shunter
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Maurice Collins, Yongala, South Australia
Enlistment date12 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 29 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death29 May 1915
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row E, Grave No. 143), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
79
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Maurice and Margaret COLLINS, Yongala, South Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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