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Michael COLLINS

Regimental number2359
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarm labourer
Address503 Doveton Street,Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs May Collins, 503 Doveton Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date13 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT RMS Osterley on 29 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 November 1917
Date of death15 September 1970
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery

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