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Thomas Collins

In memory of:

Private Thomas Collins

May 30, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

189517

Age:

42

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

18th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

May 25, 1876

Commemorated on Page 387 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

WAILLY ORCHARD CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. G. 13.

Location:

Wailly is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais about 6 kilometres south-west from Arras in the valley of the little river Crinchon. WAILLY ORCHARD CEMETERY stands above the village on its outskirts in part of the old orchard.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Attestation Papers– Page 1 of Attestation papers. Note the soldier lists no relations.
  • Attestation Papers– Page 2 of attestation papers.
  • Document– Error slip for the soldier not including relations on his attestation papers.
  • Document– Medals card for Pte. Collins indicating he had next-of-kin.
  • Medical Report– Medical report of Pte. Collins indicating a possible heart condition but his willingness to continue service.
  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Circumstances of Death Card: "Killed in Action"

Mikan record:	46246
Volume Number:	31829_B016730
Page:	1
Number of pages:	1384
Contributed by E.Edwards www.18thbattalioncef.wordpress.com

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