William Colin COLLINS

Regimental number5076
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address51 Erin Street, West Richmond, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs L Collins, 51 Erin Street, West Richmond, Victoria
Enlistment date4 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll60th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 20 December 1915 - 60th Bn 16th Reinforcements; taken on strength 60th Bn 22 July 1916; mortally wounded 1 March 1918.
FateDied of wounds 7 March 1918
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Date of death2 March 1918
Age at death23
Place of burialOuttersteene Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 32), Bailleul, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal