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Charles Welman Collins, Captain

Birthplace: 6 Waterloo Road, Chester, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Elandsfontein, South Africa
Cause of death: Died of wounds received in the Battle of Bakenlaagte, 30 October 1901
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Son of Joseph Collins, Major and NN Collins

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About Charles Welman Collins, Captain

Charles Welman Collins was the son of Major Joseph Collins. He was born in October 1872, and educated at Rossall. He was a good cricketer and football player, as well as an excellent hockey player. After Rossall he attended Cambridge University. In June 1894, he entered the Cheshire Regiment. He was promoted to Captain in December 1900. He served with Colonel Benson's column, from its formation to the time of his death, as signaling officer. He was unmarried.

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October 1872
6 Waterloo Road, Chester, United Kingdom
November 14, 1901
Age 29
Elandsfontein, South Africa
Age 28