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Charles Miller COLLINS

Regimental number706
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBricklayer
Address91 Birk Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, Chas Miller Collins, 91 Birk Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A40 Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 22 August 1915

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 16 November 1915

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 18 June 1916

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29455 (28 January 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 44 (6 April 1916).

FateReturned to Australia 22 August 1919
Medals

Military Medal

'Accompanied Private Spooner on 22nd August, 1915.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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