Karl Woodbine Collins

Name

Karl Woodbine Collins

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

25/12/1918
35

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Corporal
1591
Hertfordshire Yeomanry
1st Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

GREAT AMWELL (ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST) CHURCHYARD
United Kingdom
United Kingdom

UK Memorials

Great Amwell Village Memorial
St John the Baptist Church Memorial, Great Amwell

Pre War

Born in 1884 in Walworth, London son of Arwid Lionel Beale and Eliza Collins and baptised on 10 Mar 1889 in Whitechapel. He was living in Whitechapel in 1891 and 1901. Later he lived in Highfields Cottage, Ware, Herts. He married Adelina Annie Kay in 1908 and they lived at The Mount, Great Amwell. He was a bank clerk working in London.

Wartime Service

Enlisted in Hertford 4 Dec 1913. He trained at Luton Hoo and was mobilised on 5 Aug 1914. He embarked for Egypt on 10 Sep 1914 and was promoted to L/Cpl on 5 Oct 1915 and Cpl on 15 Jan 1916. He returned home on 10 Mar 1916 having contracted tuberculosis and was discharged from the Army on 3 Apr 1916.

Additional Information

Brother of Arwid Woodbine COLLINS who died on 24 Aug 1915 and is listed on this same memorial.

Acknowledgments

Malcolm Lennox