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Douglas COLLINS

Regimental number3354
Place of birthWolverhapmton, England
SchoolPerth Boys, Western Australia
Age on arrival in Australia5
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationNurseryman
Address'Ferndale', Burswood, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinFather, H Collins,'Ferndale', Burswood, Western Australia
Enlistment date8 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/17/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of Bronco-pneumonia.
FateDied of disease 15 March 1917
Age at death35
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialDurrington Cemetery (Grave No. 222), Wiltshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
174
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Caroline COLLINS, 'Ferndale', Burswood, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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