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William A COLLINS (1898- )


William A Collins

William A COLLINS1 (known as 'Willie'), son of James Thomas COLLINS (1847-1928) and Selina ARNOLD (1856-1932), was born in 1898 at the BDM District in Bombala, NSW.2 It is not known whether Willie served in World War I. On the back of a photo he sent to his brother Henry (Harry) he said "Don't be surprised if you hear of Private W Collins going along with the route march that starts from Delegate & finishes at Goulburn". However no record of service has been found so he may not have participated in the route march.1

Willie died "Date Unknown" .


1{S0478}, Photo : COLLINS, William (0336) : Notation on rear. Cit. Date: 28 October 2011. Assessment: Primary evidence.

The back of the card sent to Harry & Flo by William

2{S0064}, BDM (NSW) Online Indexs : Births (NSW Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages Births Index : Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Registration no. 10566 / 1898

Compiler of this family history is : John Owen


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Updated : 26 Aug 2015