We remember John Collins

We remember John Collins

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Timeline

Timeline

1884
birth Limerick Ireland Source:8717298 27th July 1884
1901
service British Army Private 7181 Royal Irish Regiment 1st Battalion Source:8717300 18th December 1901 - 31st December 1909
1901
employment Cook London United Kingdom Source:8717300 18th December 1901
1901
enlistment London United Kingdom Source:8717300 18th December 1901
1901
dates Age 18 Source:8717300 18th December 1901
1902
events District Court Martial Military Discipline Clonmel Ireland This was just the first of a series of convictions by Court Martial. Source:8717300 18th June 1902 - 1st July 1902
1902
events Service in South Africa Overseas service South Africa Source:8717300 15th July 1902 - 10th February 1905
1902
events District Court Martial Military Discipline South Africa Source:8717300 20th November 1902 - 10th December 1902
1903
events District Court Martial Military Discipline South Africa Source:8717300 24th April 1903 - 4th June 1903
1904
events District Court Martial Military Discipline South Africa It is perhaps unsurprising that on demobilization in 1919 he was discharged with a character reference of "indifferent". He was also considered "no longer physically fit for war service" Source:8717300 27th June 1904 - 7th August 1904
1905
events Service in India Overseas service India Source:8717300 11th February 1905 - 30th December 1909
1910
service British Army Private 7181 Royal Irish Regiment Army Reserve Source:8717300 1st January 1910 - 5th August 1914
1914
service British Army Private 7181 Royal Irish Regiment 2nd Battalion Source:8717300 6th August 1914 - 20th March 1919
1914
location Raglan South Barracks, Devonport United Kingdom military residence address Source:8717291 11th August 1914
1914
internment pow Senne Germany Source:8717300 3rd October 1914
1914
location Sennelager POW Camp, Senne Germany military residence address Source:8717298 3rd October 1914
1950
location 18 Stuart Road, Kilburn, Willesden, London, NW6 United Kingdom their own address Source:8717300 24th March 1950
marriage M.e. Collins Source:8717300
1950
death Not War Related Central Middlesex Hospital, Willesden, Middlesex United Kingdom Source:8717300 24th March 1950

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names John
Initials J
Last Name Collins
Source 904746
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
18 Stuart Road, Kilburn, Willesden, London, NW6 United Kingdom their own address known 24th March 1950
Raglan South Barracks, Devonport United Kingdom military residence address known 11th August 1914
Sennelager POW Camp, Senne Germany military residence address known 3rd October 1914
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 7181 Royal Irish Regiment 1st Battalion Private
British Army 7181 Royal Irish Regiment Army Reserve Private
British Army 7181 Royal Irish Regiment 2nd Battalion Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mrs. Orr mother
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
M.e. Collins wife
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Pale Grey Brown
DateHeightSource
1901-12-18 5'2"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1901-12-18 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

Media

Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Patrick63223

External Evidence

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The Campaigns and History of the Royal Irish Regiment Vol.II from 1900 to 1922 Patrick63223
1914-1918 PRISONERS OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR ICRC HISTORICAL ARCHIVES Patrick63223

Multimedia

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Royal Irish Regiment Cap Badge Patrick63223
Sennelager POW camp Patrick63223
Limerick Patrick63223
Royal Irish Regiment Cap Badge Patrick63223
The Guardhouse at Raglan Barracks, Devonport Patrick63223
SS Herschel Patrick63223

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