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William Bernard COLLINS

Regimental number3493
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolSaint Vincent's Catholic School, Redfern, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address25 Irving Street, Chippendale, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinBrother, G Collins, 25 Irving Street, Chippendale, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 12 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollV5A Heavy Trench Mortar Battery
FateKilled in Action 15 April 1918
Place of death or woundingAmiens, France
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialSt. Pierre Cemetery (Plot XI, Row C, Grave No. 6), Amiens, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Matilda COLLINS. Native of Melbourne, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother, returned.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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