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William COLLINS

Regimental number2818
Place of birthWest.........
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressSomerset, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, James Collins, Somerset, Tasmania
Enlistment date13 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 21 October 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James Joseph and Bridget COLLINS
Other details

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

Date of death5 January 1922
Age at death34
Place of burialQueensborough Cemetery

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