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William James COLLINS

Regimental number2788
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionBaptist
OccupationLocomotive fireman
Address65A Rose Street, Mile End, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellen Collins, 65A Rose Street, Mile End, South Australia
Enlistment date4 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 June 1919
Family/military connectionsFather: 30 Pte Alfred Frank COLLINS, 27th Bn, returned to Australia, 8 May 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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