Collie, James: Service no. 928739

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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.

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“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.

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Source: CVWM

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