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Herbert Youngman COLLISON

Date of birth26 April 1884
Place of birthMount Lofty, near Adelaide, South Australia
Place of birthRisby Gate, Mt Lofty, South Australia
SchoolPrince Alfred College, South Australia
ReligionCongregational
OccupationIndent agent
AddressMyall Avenue, Kensington Gardens, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs D E Collison, Myall Avenue, Kensington Gardens, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed 3 years in Garrison Artillery, Glanville, South Australia.
Enlistment date24 May 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name10th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 7 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 February 1917
Place of death or woundingLe Barque, near Bapaume, France
Date of death25 February 1917
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialA.I.F. Burial Ground (Plot XI, Row E, Grave No. 8), Grass Lane, Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
58
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles Nicholas and Emily COLLISON. Native of Mount Lofty, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 6984 Pte John Cleve COLLISON, 10th Bn, returned to Australia; Gunner Roy N. COLLISON.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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