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Thomas Joseph COLLINS

Regimental number58
Place of birthYackandandah, Victoria
SchoolMarist Brothers College, Bendigo, Victoria (Catholic)
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address163 White Hills Road, White Hills, Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, J Collins, 163 White Hills Road, White Hills, Bendigo, Victoria
Previous military service67th Infantry
Enlistment date25 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 13 January 1917
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death19.5
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row C, Grave No. 44), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary Ada COLLINS
Family/military connectionsUncle: 4348 Sergeant Francis COLLINS, 14th Bn, died of wounds whilst a prisoner of war, 12 April 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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