Son of Joshua and Edith Alice Collins; husband of Nora Collins, of Botesdale, Suffolk.
This information was provided by Bernard Lamb, using a number of records in particular WO 361/2111: Prisoners of War, Far East: 5th Battalion, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment, nominal roll, held at the National Archives. Read more in Bernard's article on this site.
Place of Death: Kanburi, Thailand.
Cause of Death: Dysentery.
Memorial: Chungkai War Memorial Roll of Honour.
Address: 18 Cemmaes Court Road, Hemel Hempstead.
War History: Sailed from Liverpool 29/10/1941, arrived Singapore 29/01/1942, captured by the Japanese 15/02/1942.
Departure from Singapore: Overland by train 09/05/1943.
Camp and Work Group: H Force.