Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Collinses in:
 • Parsons Cemetery
 • Salisbury
 • Wicomico County
 • Maryland
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
PFC William West Collins
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
Birth: Jan. 11, 1924
Salisbury
Wicomico County
Maryland, USA
Death: May 5, 1945, Italy

US Army, WW II

~~~~~~~~~

Pfc. William W. Collins, 21, died from wounds received in Italy while fighting with the 5th Army. Pfc Collins was reported wounded for the second tie in Italy last week and a telegram received yesterday by his mother, confirmed his death of wounds received on May 5.

Pfc. Collins entered the service in February of 1943, and trained at Camp Lee, Va., and at Atlanta Ga., and was shipped overseas in June of 1943. He is survived by his mother, Mrs. Pearl Collins, 1706 North Division St., and two brothers, Sgt. Oliver D. Collins, 25, home on leave from California, with his wife and daughter, and M 3-c James H. Collins, 23, in the Pacific, who is expected home soon.

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Oliver D. Collins (1892 - 1923)
  Pearl West Collins (1893 - 1975)
 
 Siblings:
  Oliver Dale Collins (1920 - 2009)*
  James Henry Collins (1921 - 2011)*
  William West Collins (1924 - 1945)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Parsons Cemetery
Salisbury
Wicomico County
Maryland, USA
Plot: Section 4
 
Created by: Gen🌹Sher
Record added: Nov 12, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 61529740
PFC William West Collins
Added by: Corey & Douglas Marshall-Steele
 
PFC William West Collins
Added by: Corey & Douglas Marshall-Steele
 
PFC William West Collins
Added by: Corey & Douglas Marshall-Steele
 
 
There are 3 more photos not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- Russ Pickett
 Added: Feb. 23, 2013

- Russ Pickett
 Added: Feb. 23, 2013
Thank you.
- Gen🌹Sher
 Added: Dec. 8, 2010
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service