Portrait of 368 Lance Sergeant (LSgt) Alfred J Collins, 7th Battalion. A school teacher from ...

Place Middle East: Ottoman Empire, Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Accession Number P05248.029
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Photomechanical print
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia: Victoria
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Portrait of 368 Lance Sergeant (LSgt) Alfred J Collins, 7th Battalion. A school teacher from Stanley, Victoria, LSgt Collins enlisted in August 1914 and on 19 October 1914 embarked from Port Melbourne on HMAT Hororata with C Company. LSgt Collins was killed in action on the day of the landing at Gallipoli on 25 April 1915 and is buried at No 2 Outpost Cemetery at Gallipoli. LSgt Collins was one of ten cousins to serve during the war; he was 19 years old.