Henry John COLLINS

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COLLINS, Henry John

Service Number: 380
Enlisted: 24 August 1914, Enlisted at Sydney
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: Australian Field Artillery
Born: Cooma, New South Wales, 1894
Home Town: Numeralla, Cooma-Monaro, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Railway Porter
Died: Died of illness - Diptheria, Infectious Disease Hospital, Shoubra, Cairo,Egypt, 19 August 1915
Cemetery: Cairo War Memorial Cemetery
Row D, Grave 45 S.A. Beveridge officiated
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World War 1 Service

24 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 380, Australian Field Artillery, Enlisted at Sydney
18 Oct 1914: Embarked Gunner, SN 380, 1st Field Artillery Brigade, HMAT Argyllshire, Sydney
18 Oct 1914: Involvement Gunner, SN 380, 1st Field Artillery Brigade, ANZAC Gallipoli
7 Aug 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 380, Australian Field Artillery, ANZAC Gallipoli, Gunshot wound to the right arm and evacuated to Cairo on 9 August 1915
19 Aug 1915: Involvement Gunner, SN 380, Australian Field Artillery, ANZAC Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of James and Mrs Collins of Numeralla via Cooma, NSW. Brother of Wilkie Collins of 'Pine Farm', Miranda, NSW

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