Horsham man dies - December 1914

World War I daily bulletin from the Horsham district
World War I daily bulletin from the Horsham district

A further Horsham fatality.

“Another Horsham soldier has fallen when fighting for his country.

“Private E. Thomas Collins, of the Coldstream Guards, was killed in action on October 22nd, and his widowed mother, who resides at 21 Newtown, received the sad news on December 1st.

“He served four years in the Army and was called up as a Reservist when the war broke out. Collins, who was 25 years of age had sent several letters home.

“He was in the employ of Mr H. Parker, a fruiterer and greengrocer, of Park Street corner, who had four out of six exployees join the colours.”