We remember Joseph Henry Collin

We remember Joseph Henry Collin

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Timeline

Timeline

1893
birth Jarrow United Kingdom Source:5505998 11th April 1893
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:5505998
education St Patricks RC School Carlisle United Kingdom Source:5505998
employment Shop assistant Joseph Hepworth and sons Carlisle United Kingdom Source:5505998
service British Army Private 2692 Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Source:898339
service British Army Private 7468 Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Source:898339
service British Army Private 253892 Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Source:898339
service British Army Second Lieutenant Royal Lancaster Regiment Source:898339
location 8 Petterill Terrace Carlisle United Kingdom parents address Source:5505998
1918
death Killed in Action Awarded the Victoria cross whilst taking out machine guns and trying to save his men,on the first day of the Battle of Givenchy Givenchy France Source:5505998 9th April 1918
burial Vielle-Chapelle new military cemetery Lacoutre Plot I I I .A.11 Source:5505998

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Joseph Henry
Initials JH
Last Name Collin
Source 8542045
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
8 Petterill Terrace Carlisle United Kingdom parents address
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 2692 Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Private
British Army 7468 Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Private
British Army 253892 Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Private
British Army Royal Lancaster Regiment Second Lieutenant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
VC British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mary Collin mother
Joseph Collin father

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Victoria Cross Recipients 1854-2006 Transcription Trevor321
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Iain53274
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Iain53274

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