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Edmund Henry COLLINS

Regimental number4268
Place of birthCharters Towers, Queensland
SchoolHoly Cross College
Other trainingHawkesbury Agricultural College
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationAssayer
Address'Dunelm' Wolseley Street, Drummoyne, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, Robert Collins, 'Dunelm' Wolseley Street, Drummoyne, New South Wales
Enlistment date7 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 3 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularNil
FateKilled in Action 23 March 1917
Place of death or woundingBeaumetz, France
Date of death23 March 1917
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialLebucquiere Communcal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 16), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
115
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Winifred COLLINS 'Dunelm', Wolseley Road, Drummoyne, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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