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Regimental number13880
Place of birthRoedale, Lancashire, England
SchoolDerby Street School; Roedale Higher Grade School, England
Age on arrival in Australia18
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor mechanic
AddressHenty, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ann Collinge, 617 Buersill Villas, Rochdale, Lancashire, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentMotor Transport Driver
Unit nameCompany 300,Reinforcement September 1916
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/99/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Motor Transport Company
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of broncho-pneumonia.
FateDied of disease 1 March 1919
Place of death or woundingCharleroi, Belgium
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialCharleroi Communal Cemetery (Row K, Grave No. 11), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Anne COLLINGE, 617 Oldham Road, Rochdale, Lancs, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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