Collie, James: Service no. 928739


Digitized Service Record

Source: Originally found at the 153rd Wellington Battalion web site in 2015. Subsequent research into an action involving a German trench raid on the 18th Battalion resulted in finding this soldier killed on the date of the raid, July 18, 1918.

Commemorated at the Fergus War Memorial.

“Killed in Action” Was one of a party of eleven holding an outpost in front of Tilloy Trench, when the enemy made an attack, and Private Collie was shot through the head and instantly killed.
Source: CVWM

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