Robert Moodie COLLYER


COLLYER, Robert Moodie

Service Number: 3487
Enlisted: 20 August 1915, Melbourne
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 23rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, 1881
Home Town: Colac, Colac-Otway, Victoria
Schooling: Unknown
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in action, France, 3 July 1916
Cemetery: Ration Farm Military Cemetery, la Chapelle-D'Armentieres
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

20 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3487, 23rd Infantry Battalion, Melbourne
5 Jan 1916: Involvement Private, SN 3487, 23rd Infantry Battalion
5 Jan 1916: Embarked Private, SN 3487, 23rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Afric, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Robert Moodie / Moody COLLYER was born in Ballarat, Victoria in 1881

His parents were Caleb COLLYER & Annie BROWN

He enlisted in Melbourne on 20th August, 1915 and embarked with the 23rd Infantry Battalion on the ship HMAT Afric on 5th January, 1916

Robert was Killed in Action on 3rd July, 1916