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Algernon Thomas COLLINS

Regimental number2047
Place of birthUraidla, South Australia
SchoolUraidla Public School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationGardener
AddressUraidla, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Susan Richards Collins, same address
Enlistment date16 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 28 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 13 October 1917
Place of death or woundingUnknown
Date of death13 October 1917
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XXII, Row B, Grave No. 1), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
132
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas Herbert and Susan Richards COLLINS, Uraidla, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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