Robert Francis COLLINS


COLLINS, Robert Francis

Service Number: 2118
Enlisted: 26 April 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 3rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Grafton, New South Wales, Australia, 1894
Home Town: Manly, Manly Vale, New South Wales
Schooling: Public School, Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Grocer
Died: Died of wounds, At sea aboard Hospital Ship, Egypt, 12 August 1915
Cemetery: Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery
L 45, Chatby Military and War Memorial Cemetery, Alexandria, Egypt
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

26 Apr 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2118, 3rd Infantry Battalion
16 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2118, 3rd Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
16 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2118, 3rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Karoola, Sydney
30 Jul 1915: Involvement 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Mrs Margaret Alcorn, 4 Pacific Parade, Manly, New South Wales