Collins, James H

James Henry Collins, Private 290454, 1/7th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment
Died 26th March 1917 in Palestine, aged 38

 

EARLY LIFE

Son of Edwin Collins, of 25, Silk St., Macclesfield; husband of Phoebe Ann Collins, of 24, Water St., Macclesfield.

More information will be added here when research is complete.

 

WW1 SERVICE

James’ death was reported in the Macclesfield Times of 13 April 1917.

 

COMMEMORATION

Private James Collins has no known grave and is commemorated on Panel Ref. 19 of the Jerusalem Memorial, Israel. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission holds casualty details for Private James Collins.

In Macclesfield, Private James Collins is commemorated on the Park Green, Town Hall and St Michael’s Church war memorials.

 

SOURCES

Commonwealth War Graves Commission website
Macclesfield Times: 13 April 1917; 23 September 1921 (photo supplement)


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