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William Herbert COLLINS

Regimental number3748
Place of birthSandhurst, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarm hand
AddressOaks Street, Golden Square, Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, M Collins, Strickland Road, Bendigo, Victoria
Enlistment date5 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 5 august 1915 - 5th Bn 12th Reinforcements; taken on strength 5th Bn 22 February 1916; wounded Pozieres 25 July 1916; appointed Lcpl 22 Septmber 1917. Died of influenza.
FateDied of disease 1 February 1919
Date of death1 February 1919
Age at death26
Place of burialTidworth Military Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 72), North Tidworth, Wiltshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
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