Born: 1893, Strand, Middlesex.

Died: 5th June 1916; age 24; Killed by mine explosion – Orkney’s.

Rank: Leading Seaman; Service Number: J/8327; Royal Navy, H.M.S. ‘Hampshire’.


Memorial Reference:


Portsmouth Naval Memorial,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Samuel & Charlotte Collins, of 11, Nynehead Street, Clifton Hill, New Cross, London.




1901   Beach Cottage, King Street, Aldeburgh, Suffolk.


Samuel was 8 years old and living with his parents & sister.

Samuel Collins, 34, a Prudential Insurance Agent, born Hollesley, Suffolk.

Charlotte Collins (nee Weir), born Woolwich, Kent.

Charlotte Collins, 7, born Strand, Middlesex.



       H.M.S ‘HAMPSHIRE’

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