Arthur George COLLINS

COLLINS, Arthur George

Service Number: VX37622
Enlisted: 16 July 1940, Royal Park, Victoria
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 2nd/7th Infantry Battalion
Born: Wynyard, Tasmania, 17 July 1916
Home Town: Devonport, Devonport, Tasmania
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed in Action, New Guinea, 31 August 1943, aged 27 years
Cemetery: Lae War Cemetery
Plot K, Row D, Grave No. 15, Lae War Cemetery, Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Corporal, VX37622
16 Jul 1940: Enlisted Private, VX37622, Royal Park, Victoria
16 Jul 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Corporal, VX37622, 2nd/7th Infantry Battalion
17 Jul 1940: Involvement Private, VX37622, 2nd/7th Infantry Battalion
31 Aug 1943: Involvement Corporal, VX37622, 2nd/7th Infantry Battalion, New Guinea - Huon Peninsula / Markham and Ramu Valley /Finisterre Ranges Campaigns

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Biography contributed by Paul Trevor

'Killed in Action.

COLLINS - Killed in action in New Guinea, on August 31, 1943, Corporal
Arthur G. Collins (A.I.F.), eldest son of Mrs. Collins and the late Mr. Frank Collins, of Devonport, loved brother of Frank, Cyril and Morris (A.I.F.).' from Advocate 17 Sep 1943 (