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Percy Robert Collins (1891–1917)

News has been received in Melbourne from London of the death of Major Percy R. M. Collins, of the Royal Garrison Artillery, who was killed in action in France on June 25. Major Colins was the youngest son of Mr. H. M. Collins, late general manager in Australasia for Reuter's Telegram Company, Ltd., and of Gracehill, Frankston. He was married to a daughter of the late Mr. Richard Grice. Mr. Edmund Collins and Mrs. Dudley Trenchard, brother and sister respectively, reside in Melbourne.

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'Collins, Percy Robert (1891–1917)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 27 May 2024.

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Life Summary [details]




25 June, 1917 (aged ~ 26)
Ypres, Belgium

Cause of Death

killed in action

Military Service