The AIF Project

William COLLINS

Regimental number2500
Place of birthWatchem, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDriver
Address118 Evans Street, Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, W Collins, 118 Evans Street, Brunswick, Victoria
Enlistment date13 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT RMS Osterley on 29 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 6 November 1918
Date of death14 May 1970
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery

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