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Austin Clifford COLLIS

Regimental number1156
Place of birthMarrickville, New South Wales
SchoolEnmore Public School, New South Wales
OccupationPoultry farmer
AddressCorvula, Nottingham Road, Lidcombe, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Walter Collis, Corvula Nottingham Road, Lidcombe, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A40 Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 14 May 1918
Place of death or woundingMorlancourt, France
Date of death14 May 1918
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialQuerrieu British Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Walter and Ellen E. COLLIS, 'The Pines', Jersey Avenue, Penshurst, New South Wales. Native of Marrickville, New SouthWales
Family/military connectionsBrother: Russell Walter Collis, 65th Bn.

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