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Peter Joseph COLLINS

Regimental number3039
Place of birthYass, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTram conductor
Address192 Abercrombie Street, Redfern, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinFather
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 2 August 1915; taken on strength 55th Bn 16 February 1916; 15th AFA Bde 16 March 1916; 53rd Bn October 1916; gassed Villers-Bretonneux 24 April 1918; mustered as driver 18 May 1917.
FateKilled in Action 30 September 1918
Age at death36
Place of burialTincourt New British Cemetery (Plot V, Row F, Grave No. 23), 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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