Stoker 1st Class William Collins

ALIAS

Died: Wednesday 31 May 1916 (aged 41)

Connected records

Record:
COLLINS, WILLIAM
Additional information:
See COGGINS, the true family name.
Cemetery:
PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Country:
United Kingdom

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Oral history

British schoolchild evacuated from GB to Canada aboard SS Duchess of York, 8/1940
REEL 1 Recollections of period as evacuee from GB to Canada aboard SS Duchess of York in Atlantic, 8/1940: family life prior to evacuation; visiting father whilst in army; preparations for evacuation; embarkation in Glasgow; reaction to first meal; in convoy and weather conditions; behaviour of …

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Name recorded:
Collins, William
Memorial:
Llantrisant And Llanlowell School (WMR 3646)
Location:
Llantrisant, Gwent
Name recorded:
Collins, William
Memorial:
St Ignatius Church (WMR 39040)
Location:
South Tottenham, Greater London
Name recorded:
Collins, William
Memorial:
St Mary At Latton Roll Of Honour - WW1 (WMR 22465)
Location:
Harlow, Essex
Name recorded:
Collins, William
Memorial:
Minsterworth - WW1 Roll Of Honour (1) (WMR 63770)
Location:
Minsterworth, Gloucestershire
Name recorded:
Collins, William
Memorial:
Co-operative Wholesale Society Soap Works - WW1 Roll Of Honour (lost) (WMR 45481)
Location:
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Name recorded:
Collins, William
Memorial:
St Johns Church - WW1 Altar (lost) (WMR 18127)
Location:
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Name recorded:
Collins, William
Memorial:
St Marys Church Roll Of Honour- WW1 (WMR 22615)
Location:
Reed, Hertfordshire
Name recorded:
Collins, William
Memorial:
North Lopham - WW1 and WW2 (WMR 19595)
Location:
North Lopham, Norfolk
Name recorded:
Collins, William
Memorial:
Thrumster (WMR 5948)
Location:
Thrumster, Highland
Name recorded:
Collins, William
Memorial:
Cardiff Corporation - WW1 (WMR 6647)
Location:
Cathays, South Glamorgan
Name recorded:
Collins, William
Memorial:
Cardiff Corporation - WW1 (WMR 6647)
Location:
Cathays, South Glamorgan
Name recorded:
Collins, William
Memorial:
North Lopham Methodist Church - WW1 (WMR 19597)
Location:
North Lopham, Norfolk
Name recorded:
Collins, William
Memorial:
Egerton - WW1 and WW2 (WMR 16318)
Location:
Egerton, Kent
Name recorded:
Collins, William
Memorial:
Board Of Trade (WMR 53617)
Location:
London, Greater London
Name recorded:
Collins, William
Memorial:
Ashton Under Lyne Pleasant Sunday Afternoon Brotherhood Roll Of Honour WW1 (WMR 18458)
Location:
Ashton-under-Lyne, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Collins, William
Memorial:
Christ Church WW1 Roll Of Honour (WMR 9491)
Location:
Eston, Cleveland
Name recorded:
Collins, William
Memorial:
Men of Pakenham (WMR 83571)
Location:
Pakenham, Suffolk
Name recorded:
Collins, William
Memorial:
Himley Road Methodist Church - WW1 And WW2 (WMR 48061)
Location:
Gornal Wood, West Midlands
Name recorded:
Collins, William
Memorial:
Maxwell United Free Church (WMR 86598)
Location:
Coatbridge, Strathclyde
Name recorded:
Collins, William
Memorial:
Lowther Roll of Honour (WMR 3017)
Location:
Lowther, Cumbria
Name recorded:
Collins, William
Memorial:
City of Glasgow Police, Maryhill Division WW1 (WMR 87219)
Location:
Glasgow, Strathclyde
Name recorded:
Collins, William
Memorial:
Parish Of Mickleham (WMR 23425)
Location:
Mickleham, Surrey
Name recorded:
Collins, William
Memorial:
Parish of Daviot and Dunlichity (WMR 5928)
Location:
East Daviot, Highland
Name recorded:
Collins, William
Memorial:
St Marys Church (WMR 23395)
Location:
Headley, Surrey
Name recorded:
Collins, William
Memorial:
New Cumnock Parish Church (WMR 77338)
Location:
New Cumnock, Strathclyde
Name recorded:
Collins, William
Memorial:
W Collins (WMR 79332)
Location:
Inverness, Highland
Name recorded:
Collins, William
Memorial:
Mawnan (WMR 50771)
Location:
Mawnan Smith, Cornwall
Name recorded:
Collins, William
Memorial:
Bank School (WMR 76560)
Location:
New Cumnock, Strathclyde
Name recorded:
Collins, William
Memorial:
St Barnabas' Church - WW1 (WMR 41303)
Location:
Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Name recorded:
Collins, William
Memorial:
Guisborough (WMR 9517)
Location:
Guisborough, Cleveland
Name recorded:
Collins, William
Memorial:
Branxton School WW1 (WMR 33384)
Location:
Branxton, Northumberland
Name recorded:
Collins, William
Memorial:
St. John's Parishioners Roll of Honour (WMR 19287)
Location:
Henley In Arden, Warwickshire
Name recorded:
Collins, William
Memorial:
New Cumnock Cenotaph (WMR 77341)
Location:
New Cumnock, Strathclyde
Name recorded:
Collins, William
Memorial:
Oldham Corporation Passenger Transport Department (WMR 25921)
Location:
Oldham, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Collins, W
Memorial:
Gibson Street Shrine (WMR 35342)
Location:
Kingston Upon Hull, Humberside
Name recorded:
Collins, W
Memorial:
1/5 And 2/5 Battns West Yorkshire Regt (WMR 30888)
Location:
York, North Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Collins, W
Memorial:
WW1 Board (WMR 39405)
Location:
Kew, Greater London
Name recorded:
Collins, W
Memorial:
St Mary Magdalene Church - WW1 Roll Of Honour (WMR 12510)
Location:
Richmond, Greater London
Name recorded:
Collins, W
Memorial:
Croscombe - WW1 Roll Of Honour (WMR 54588)
Location:
Croscombe, Somerset
Name recorded:
Collins, W
Memorial:
St John The Baptist Church Panels (WMR 23252)
Location:
Egham, Surrey
Name recorded:
Collins, W
Memorial:
Grangetown (WMR 9516)
Location:
Grangetown, Cleveland
Name recorded:
Collins, W
Memorial:
St Johns Parishioners (WMR 27996)
Location:
Park, South Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Collins, W
Memorial:
The Avonside Engine Company Ltd (railway Manufacturer) WW1 (WMR 12947)
Location:
, Avon
Name recorded:
Collins, W
Memorial:
Lancashire Fusiliers Salford Battalions Thiepval Memorial (WMR 15926)
Location:
Salford, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Collins, W
Memorial:
Mount Pleasant Postal Staff - WW1 (WMR 39144)
Location:
Finsbury, Greater London
Name recorded:
Collins, W
Memorial:
St Mary The Virgin Parishioners (WMR 23436)
Location:
Send, Surrey
Name recorded:
Collins, W
Memorial:
Men Of Rastrick (WMR 2747)
Location:
Rastrick, West Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Collins, W
Memorial:
Fulham Central Boys School Roll Of Service (WMR 18080)
Location:
Fulham, Greater London
Name recorded:
Collins, W
Memorial:
St Dunstan's Church - WW1 (WMR 16221)
Location:
Cranbrook, Kent
Name recorded:
Collins, W
Memorial:
Hungerford Town Hall Roll Of Honour (WMR 7801)
Location:
Hungerford, Berkshire

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Name:
Private Collins
Context:
returned_leave
Date:
4 Jun 1916
Diary:
2 INDIAN CAVALRY DIVISION: 141 (Secunderabad) Field Ambulance (page 182)
Name:
Private J Collins
Context:
departed_leave
Date:
26 May 1916
Diary:
2 INDIAN CAVALRY DIVISION: 141 (Secunderabad) Field Ambulance (page 178)
Name:
Captain H S Collins
Context:
commander
Date:
31 May 1916
Diary:
6 DIVISION: 16 Infantry Brigade: 1 Battalion King's Shropshire Light Infantry. (page 138)
Name:
Captain H S Collins
Context:
Killed in action
Date:
31 May 1916
Diary:
6 DIVISION: 16 Infantry Brigade: 1 Battalion King's Shropshire Light Infantry. (page 137)
Name:
Captain H S Collins
Context:
commander
Date:
31 May 1916
Diary:
6 DIVISION: 16 Infantry Brigade: 1 Battalion King's Shropshire Light Infantry. (page 137)
Name:
Captain H S Collins
Context:
award
Date:
4 Jun 1916
Diary:
6 DIVISION: 16 Infantry Brigade: 1 Battalion King's Shropshire Light Infantry. (page 159)
Name:
Private K Collins
Context:
Killed in action
Date:
4 Jun 1916
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 14 Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment (page 25)