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Thomas William COLLISS

Regimental number315
Place of birthWagga Wagga, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBrickmaker
AddressWoonona, South Coast, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinSister, Mrs T P Heming, Woonona, South Coast, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Battery 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A8 Argyllshire on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollBSM
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal (Altered to Military Medal)


Work near Cerisy on 8 august 1918.
Recommendation date: 16 August 1918

FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 75
Date: 17 June 1919

Discharge date3 February 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 September 1955
Age at death67
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, COLLISS Thomas William

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