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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- CWGC Headstones -
- Whitwell New Burial Ground : H B Collins -

Location

In New Burial Ground, Whitwell, Isle of Wight
 
See map on www.streetmap.co.uk

Description

A private headstone. Dr Collins would have been on half-pay as a retired Naval surgeon and therefore still effectively a serving member of H.M. Forces.
Headstone

 Whitwell New Burial Ground : H B Collins
 
Photographs by Mick McCann,
British War Memorial Project
Inscription


HENRY BEALE
COLLINS
SURGEON R.N. RETIRED
BORN IN PLYMOUTH SEPT 22ND 1852
DIED AT ST LAWRENCE SEPT 12TH 1918


 
Further Information

CWGC record ...
 
Christopher Willcox (the great nephew of Major Collins) writes :
Henry Beale Collins was born in 1852 in Stoke Damerell which is now part of Plymouth. His Father, Henry Smith Collins RN was married on the 13 December 1850 at St Martin's-in-the-Fields. London.


 
ISLE OF WIGHT MERCURY

Friday, September 20, 1918 Page 1

The Isle of Wight Deputy Coroner did not deem an inquest necessary in connection with the death of Dr. H.B. Collins, who passed away suddenly at St. Lawrence last week. Heart failure was certified as the cause of death.



National Probate Calendar 1918


 Whitwell New Burial Ground : H B Collins
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page last updated 24 September 2013


 
 

 
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