|Place of birth||Waterford, Ireland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Alfred Street, Valley, Brisbane, Queensland|
|Age at embarkation||42|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs Edith May Collum, Alfred Street, Valley, Brisbane, Queensland|
|Previous military service||9 years, RAA; 10 years, Militia Forces|
|Place of enlistment||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||26th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/43/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||52nd Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Brisbane, 5 October 1915; no disembarkation details; allotted to and proceeded to join 12th Bn, Zeitoun, Egypt, 1 Mach 1916; joined Bn, Railhead, 1 March 1916; taken on strength of 52nd Bn, Serapeum, 2 April 1916; transferred to 13th Training Bn, 31 May 1916.
Proceeded to join the British Expeditionary Force, Alexandria, 7 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 14 June 1916.
Admitted to 26th General Hospital, Etaples, 21 October 1916 (diabetes); transferred to England, 26 October 1916; admitted to Military Hospital, Dover, England, 27 October 1916; transferred to 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 30 October 1916; discharged from hospital and marched in to Weymouth Command Depot, 21 November 1916.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Benalla', from Plymouth, 13 February 1917; (no disembarkation details); discharged, Brisbane, 16 May 1917.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, COLLUM Hugh|