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CollinsAngus EdwardCaptainCOLLINS, ANGUS EDWARD, Captain, was born in London, 13 May 1870, son of William S Collins, of Wood Hall, Pinner, and Frances Anne Collins, daughter of William Perry.  He was educated at Wellington College; served in the South African War as Captain, Australian Light Horse, taking part in operations in the Transvaal.  Operations in Orange River Colony.  Operations in Rhodesia.  He was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 16 April, 1901]; received the Queen's Medal with sis clasps; the King's Medal with two clasps, and was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 19 April, 1901]: "Angus Edward Collins, Captain, South Australian Mounted Infantry.  In recognition of services during the operations in South Africa".  The Insignia were presented by His Majesty the King 25 July 1901.  Lieutenant Colonel Collins retired after the South African War, but returned on commencement of the European War, 1914; commanded the 11th Battalion Durham Light Infantry from November 1915 to 1918, chiefly in France.  He was mentioned in Despatches.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
South Australia contingent
CollinsArthur373Attested: May 1897. Source: CMP7Cape Police
CollinsArthur6509PrivateSource: QSA Medal Rolls27th Company, 7th Btn, IY
CollinsArthur12697TrooperSource: QSA Medal Rolls71st Company, 18th Btn, IY
CollinsArthur42685TrooperNo known Company. Served in 36th Btn IY
Source: QSA Medal Rolls
Imperial Yeomanry
CollinsArthur John340TrooperSource: Nominal roll in WO127Protectorate Regiment
CollinsArthur Robert1085PrivateSource: QSA Medal RollsImperial Yeomanry
CollinsArthur WilloughbyHeadquarter Depot
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
South African Constabulary
CollinsArthur Willoughby4119PrivateSource: QSA Medal Rolls30th Company, 9th Btn, IY
CollinsB2nd Battalion
Source: Medal rolls
Cheshire Regiment
CollinsBCivilianDemise: Died 19 Apr 1905
Place: Kroonstad
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
CollinsB3539PrivateDied of disease. Ventersdorp, 27 May 1901
2nd Battalion.
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
Cheshire Regiment
CollinsB1267PrivateKilled in action. Belmont, 23 November 1899
1st Battalion.
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
Coldstream Guards
CollinsB2746Private2nd Battalion
Source: QSA roll
Lancashire Fusiliers
CollinsB6363Private2nd Malta Company, 9th Battalion Mounted Infantry
Source: QSA roll
Lancashire Fusiliers
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