Henry COLLETT

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COLLETT, Henry

Service Number: 1519
Enlisted: 1 March 1915, Mildura, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 24th Infantry Battalion
Born: Newtown, Victoria, 1894
Home Town: Maryborough, Central Goldfields, Victoria
Schooling: Maryborough State School
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, 14 October 1915
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
Plot 1, Row D, Grave 19 Headstone inscription reads: Could I just clasp your hand once more just to say, well done
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

1 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1519, Mildura, Victoria
8 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1519, 24th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
8 May 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1519, 24th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Melbourne
14 Oct 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1519, 24th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of William H. and E. Collett of Maryborough, Victoria; brother of William Collett who returned to Australia on the 5 November having served with the 5th Battalion

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal