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Joseph COLLINS (1893- )

Joseph COLLINS, son of James Thomas COLLINS (1847-1928) and Selina ARNOLD (1856-1932), was born on 26 December 1893 at the BDM District in Bombala, NSW.1 He was a follower of the Catholic faith .2 He married Mary Bridget GOODMAN in 1915 at the BDM District in Sydney, NSW.3 In 1916 he was a storeman .2,4

on 16 March 1916 when aged 22 he served in World War I in the 16 to 27 (NSW) Reinforcements. He embarked at Adelaide SA, on HMAT A68, "Anchises". His service number was 67698 and he attained the rank of Private. It's not known when he left the service but he re-enlisted on 10 September 1918 into the 15th Reinforcements. He embarked from Sydney on 2 November 1918 on the HMAT (A7) "Medic". He was awarded the 1914/15 Star, British War Medal No. 86630 and Victory Medal. He was discharged on 23 December 1918. His Pay Book No was 516866. His daily rate, including deferred pay and Field Allowance if any was 6s 0d; his deferred pay per diem was 1s 0d; his Allotment per diem was 4s 0d and his net rate per diem as per Pay Book was 1s 0d. (per diem means per day).5,6

on 5 November 1917 he and Mary Bridget GOODMAN lived at 78 Wells St in Newtown, NSW. On 10 Sep 1918 on Joseph's enlistment forms for World War I, their address is recorded as 2 Carlton Flats, Nield Ave, Paddington, NSW. Mary is listed as next-of-kin and staying with Mrs Goodman, possibly her mother, at Wombat Rd, Wallendbeen, NSW.7 On 10 September 1918 he was described as aged 24 years and 9 months; having a height of 5 feet 10½ inches; a weight of 9stone 12lbs (138 lbs) and chest measurements of 34 inches to 37 inches. He had a dark complexion, dark eyes with grey hair. He had a black birth mark on his stomach's lower left-side and had two scars, one on his face and one below his left knee . This was when he re-enlisted.2

Joseph and Mary had at least one child, James Wilford COLLINS (b. c. Jan 1918).8

Joseph died "Date Unknown" .

 

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Citations

1{S0064}, BDM (NSW) Online Indexs : Births (NSW Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages Births Index : http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/Index/IndexingOrder.cgi/search?SessionID=&event=...). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Registration no. 6929 / 1894
2{S0222), Military Service File : COLLINS, Joseph (0334). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Primary evidence.
3{S0065}, BDM (NSW) Online Indexs : Marriages (NSW Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages Marriages Index : http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/Index/IndexingOrder.cgi/search?SessionID=&event=...). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Registration no : 4257 / 1915
4{S0223}, War Records : Embarkation & Nominal Roll : World War I : COLLINS, Joseph (0334). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Primary evidence.
5{S0222), Military Service File : COLLINS, Joseph (0334). Cit. Date: 4 September 2011. Assessment: Primary evidence.
6{S0223}, War Records : Embarkation & Nominal Roll : World War I : COLLINS, Joseph (0334). Cit. Date: 4 September 2011. Assessment: Primary evidence.
7{S0220}, Military Service File : COLLINS, Andrew (0333). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Primary evidence.
In a letter to the military seeking details of his brother Andrew, Joseph indicates he was living at this address
8{S0222), Military Service File : COLLINS, Joseph (0334). Page 1. Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Primary evidence.

Compiler of this family history is : John Owen

              

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Updated : 23 Mar 2014