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Walter John COLLINS

Date of birth8 October 1879
Place of birthGeelong, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSoldier
Address19 Cliff Street, South Yarra, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinWife, Mrs Elizabeth Margaret Victoria Collins, 19 Cliff Street, South Yarra, Victoria
Previous military serviceA and I Staff
Enlistment date23 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name38th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
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Unit: 38th Battalion
Promotion date: 8 August 1917

FateReturned to Australia 13 December 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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