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Adam Syme COLLINS

Regimental number36
Place of birthKinghorn, Scotland
SchoolPublic School
Age on arrival in Australia19.10
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCoal miner
AddressCollie, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs M Collins, c/- Forest Lodge, Collie, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in Territorials.
Enlistment date27 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia,
30 Officers and 982 Other Ranks embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A11 'Ascanius' on 29 June 1915; 12 others embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A36 'Thirty-Six' on 12 July 1916. From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish the latter 12.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 4 May 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death25.9
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 17), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
112

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