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Edward Duncan COLLINS

Regimental number741
Place of birthInverell, New South Wales
OccupationRacecourse detective
AddressWest Aust Turf Club, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinBrother, William Collins, America, address unknown
Enlistment date13 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name44th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 13 January 1916; taken on strength 44th Bn 27 March 1916; Sgt 28 March 1916.
FateKilled in Action 24 January 1917
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death33
Place of burialCite Benjean Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 29), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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