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Albert Edward COLLIS

Regimental number6819
Place of birthBrighton, Tasmania
SchoolSaint Matthew's Roman Catholic School, Brighton, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressBrighton, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Mr N Collis, Brighton, Tasmania
Enlistment date19 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 21 September 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death21.11
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXIV, Row H, Grave No. 8), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr N.E.R. and Mary J. COLLIS, Brighton Junction, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6818 Pte Francis Joseph COLLIS, 12th Bn, died of disease, 24 March 1918; cousins: Charles Collis, Alfred J. Collis and J.W. Collis.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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