Green, Victor Collins –

Son of the late Joseph Collins, orphaned when only five years old, he was taken out of the Fishpool Institution by Mr. Samuel Scowcroft, of Higher Barn Farm, Harwood, Turton, Lancashire. Enlisted January 1915. Formerly Driver, Royal Field Artillery.

Personal details

  • Surname: Green
  • Forename: Victor Collins
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Bury, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Harwood, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 18
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: October 5th, 1915
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: 1st (Regular) Battalion.
  • Service number: 20178
  • Regiment: Essex Regiment
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: Not known
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known


Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 29/01/1915 29/10/1915 05/11/1915 19/11/1915 17/12/1915
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 7g 5f/h 6e* 10i* 6f

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