Regimental number4995
Place of birthWest Sandridge, Victoria
SchoolDorcas Street State School, South Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address74 Buckhurst Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinWife, Mrs Jennie Collinson, 74 Buckhurst Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date10 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name24th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 22 March 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death41
Place of burialWimereux Communal Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row D, Grave No. 11A), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard Albert and Mary Ann Douse COLLINSON; husband of Jennie COLLINSON, 74 Buckhurst Street, South Melbourne. Native of West Sandridge, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: R.A. Collinson, killed Cape Helles, Gallipoli.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal