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William Raymond COLLINS

Regimental number1563
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolTrinity College, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address55 Princess Street, Kew, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, W M Collins, 55 Princess Street, Kew, Victoria
Enlistment date19 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Battery 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A9 Shropshire on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 20 June 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death20 June 1915
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row L, Grave No. 48), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Maxwell and Fannie Elizabeth COLLINS, 55 Princess Street, Kew, Victoria
Family/military connectionsUncle: [4386] Lt Frederick Bissett COLLINS, 21st Bn, killed in action, 4 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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