Clarence Timbrell COLLIER

COLLIER, Clarence Timbrell

Service Numbers: 570, Officer
Enlisted: 26 August 1915, Sydney, NSW
Last Rank: Second Lieutenant
Last Unit: 18th Infantry Battalion
Born: Geurie, New South Wales, Australia, 24 August 1891
Home Town: Roseville, Ku-ring-gai, New South Wales
Schooling: Fort Street Boys High School
Occupation: Solicitor
Died: Killed In Action, Fleurbaix, France, 20 July 1916, aged 24 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Geurie Honour Roll, Petersham Fort Street High School Great War Honour Roll, V.C. Corner Australian Cemetery Memorial, Wellington Hall of Memory Honour Roll, Yeoval NSW Solicitors in WWI Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

19 Aug 1914: Involvement Private, 570, 1st Infantry Battalion, Naval and Military Forces - Special Tropical Corps
19 Aug 1914: Embarked Private, 570, 1st Infantry Battalion, Naval and Military Forces - Special Tropical Corps, HMAT Berrima, Sydney
26 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, Officer, 18th Infantry Battalion, Sydney, NSW
20 Jan 1916: Involvement 18th Infantry Battalion
20 Jan 1916: Embarked 18th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Runic, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Thomas Timbrell and Sarah Jane COLLIER, Percy Street, Wellington. 

LIEUTENANT COLLIER. M. Thos. Collier, of Roseville, has been notified by the Defence Department that his son, Lieutenant Clarence Collier, has been wounded in France. Lieutenant Collier, who is a Sydney solicitor. was a member of the first  expeditionary force that went to Rabaul. After returning to Sydney he re-enlisted, and passing through the olficers’  school, left for Egypt with his battalion of which the late Lieutenant-Colonel Norris was commanding officer.