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Frederick Norman COLLISSON

Regimental number2613
Place of birthLondon, England
SchoolSt Peter's Collegiate School, Adelaide, South Australia
Age on arrival in Australia3
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
AddressThe Rectory, Crafers, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Catherine Collisson, Crafers, Mount Lofty, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 October 1916
Place of death or woundingHill 60, Ypres, Belgium
Date of death1 October 1916
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialRailway Dugouts Burial Ground (Plot VI, Row M, Grave No. 26), (Transport Farm), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Rev. Reginald Kingsmill and Katherine Elizabeth COLLISSON, Crafters, New South Wales. Native of East Sheen, London, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName spelled COLLINSON on Embarkation Roll.

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