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Walter Augustus COLLINS

Regimental number5664
Place of birthCharters Towers, Queensland
SchoolState School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationApiarist
AddressGlenfin, Dunkeld, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, E Collins, Glenfin, Dunkeld, Victoria
Enlistment date14 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 3 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 June 1919
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death26
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5006 Pte Harry Harold CONNICK, 60th Bn, died of wounds, 25 April 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSecond given name incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Agustus.
Date of death31 December 1961

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