Gunner Robert Edward Collins

Royal Garrison Artillery

Died: Thursday 14 September 1916 (aged 18)

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Record:
COLLINS, ROBERT EDWARD
Additional information:
Son of Helen and Simeon Wheadon (stepfather), of 143, Arabella St., Cardiff.
Cemetery:
ABBEVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Cemetery/memorial reference:
III. A. 3.
Country:
United Kingdom

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Name:
Second Lieutenant C A Collins
Context:
Wounded
Date:
9 Sep 1916
Diary:
1 DIVISION: 2 Battalion Royal Sussex Regiment (page 286)
Name:
Second Lieutenant C E Collins
Context:
departed_sick
Date:
13 Sep 1916
Diary:
6 DIVISION: 2 Brigade Royal Field Artillery (page 418)
Name:
G Collins
Context:
promotion
Date:
14 Sep 1916
Diary:
3 CAVALRY DIVISION: Divisional Auxiliary Horse Transport Company (576 Company A.S.C.) (page 49)