Walter Gerald COLLINS

Regimental number2139
Place of birthNumeralla, New South Wales
SchoolNumeralla Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressNumeralla via Cooma, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Charles James Collins, Numeralla via Cooma, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 4 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 2 September 1918
Place of death or woundingPeronne, France
Date of death2 September 1918
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialAssevillers New British Cemetery (Plot XII, Row B, Grave No. 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles James and Johanna Josephine COLLINS, Numeralla, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousin: Gunner Collins, died Egypt.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal