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He was the son of Albert and Kate Collison and the brother of Verity, Jane and Leonard Collison. In 1911 they lived at 54 Lambert Street Hyson Green Nottingham.
11 Jan 1916
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R/8922
Radford Nottingham
Rifleman
12th Bn King's Royal Rifle Corps
Seventeen year-old Rifleman Douglas Collison, enlisted at Nottingham and served with the 12th Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps. He landed in France on 24th July 1915 and was accidentally killed on 11th January 1916. He is buried in Rue-du-Bois Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix.
Nottingham Evening Post obituary (abridged) 31 January 1916: COLLISON on January 11th, Rifleman Douglas Collison, 12th King's Royal Rifles, accidentally killed, age 17 years. Father, mother, brothers, sisters. In memoriam published 11th January 1919 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “COLLISON. – In loving memory of Rfn. Douglas Collison, K.R.R., accidentally killed January 11th, 1916. Never will he be forgotten. – Father, mother, brothers, & sisters. “COLLISON. – In loving memory of Rfn. Douglas Collison, K.R.R., killed in France, January 11th, 1916. Ever in our thoughts. – Sisters, Kate, Verty, and Jennie.” Above in memoriam are courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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