Leonard Richard Collins, Lancs Fusiliers

1898 Mar 12. Born Clapham, London

1901 census at 67& 69, Commercial Road, Portsmouth

1911 census at 30 Castle Road Southsea

1918 Jun 26. The undermentioned cadets to be temp. 2nd Lts. Lancs Fus. - Leonard Richard Collins

1920 Dec 6. Joins ADRIC with service no 1160. Posted to B Coy

1920 Dec 16. The undermentioned temp. 2nd Lts. relinquish their commissions on completion of . service, 16 Dec. 1920, and retain the rank of 2nd Lt.: — L. R. Collins

1921 Jul 1. Reserve of Officers. The undermentioned 2nd Lts., late Serv. Bns., to be 2nd Lt. 1st July 1921 : — Leonard Richard; Collins, with seniority 14th Mar. 1920.

1922 Jan 24. Discharged at demobilisation of ADRIC

1923 Jan 5. Lan. Fus.—2nd Lt. L. R. Collins resigns his commn.

1940 Jul 24. The undermentioned are granted commissions for the duration of hostilities:— As Flying Officers on probation. Warrant Officers. 352862 Leonard Richard COLLINS (44853).

1946 Jun 30 . Retirement. Flight Lieutenant (war subs.) (temp. Squadron Leader) L. R. COLLINS (44853) retaining the rank of Squadron Leader.

1950 Dec 28 Working as a Hospital Porter

1978 Died Droxford, Hampshire

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