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Francis Collins

In memory of:

Private Francis Collins

May 3, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

232

Age:

30

Force:

Army

Unit:

Welland Canal Force

Additional Information


Served as HOLLAND. Son of Joseph Henry and Ellen J. Collins, of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 69 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

TORONTO (ST. JOHN'S NORWAY) CEMETERY
Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

199. O.P.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Collins accidentally killed in St Catherines Ontario http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/microform-digitization/006003-119.01-e.php?q2=36&q3=2882&sqn=344&tt=1433&PHPSESSID=6gqv1tvmrd3kddlovemk02cp81
  • Newspaper Clipping– Source:  The Globe Toronto Wednesday May 3  1916
Although identified in this newspaper article as F. Holland, this was an alias, his real name was Francis Collins

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