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Lionel COLLINS

Regimental number936
Place of birthLochiel, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressAngledale, Bega, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Eber Collins, Angledale, Bega, New South Wales
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A23 Suffolk on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of measles and pneumonia.
FateDied of disease 29 March 1915
Date of death29 March 1915
Age at death20.3
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 190), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
32
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
OGW states cause of death to have been pneumonia. Commemorated in St John the Evangelist Anglican Church, Bega. Parents: Eber and Charlotte COLLINS, Middle Park, Wolumba South, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousin: 2609 Pte Bertie Emanuel GALLI DCM MM, 14th Light Horse Regiment, effective abroad
Other details

War service: Egypt

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

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