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Thomas James COLLINGS

Regimental number492
Place of birthUlverston, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationChairmaker
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19.9
Height5' 8"
Weight156 lbs
Next of kinMiss R Collins, 12 Esplanade, Launceston, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed for 18 months in the 92nd Infantry, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date5 September 1914
Place of enlistmentPontville, Tasmania
Unit name3rd Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 13 October 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date23 February 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia, 13 October 1918; discharged, 23 February 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death27 June 1931 Keswick Hospital, South Australia
Age at death35
Place of burialWest Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, COLLINGS Thomas James

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