Williams father also called William aged 25 marries a Mary Fleetwood age 26 on the 7th June 1880 at St Peter’s Church Woolton
Private William Collins. according to the 1901 census William was born Halewood and According to 1911 census William is living with his Father also called William and Mother Mary with 2 brothers ,George aged 26 a Cab Hawker and Fred aged 23 a Cab driver. William is employed as a Butchers Carter. Family living at 45 Cobden St Woolton
According to the Kings database at the museum of Liverpool at the Pier Head William died of wounds(Gas).
According to the Commonwealth War Graves Commission William’s Mother is living at 5 Rose Bank,Rose St Woolton. serving in the 8th Kings Liverpool Regiment serial number 267756
According to a William Collins pension record , William Collins pension to mother Mary Collins living 38 Gladstone St Woolton serving in the 7th Kings Liverpool Regiment Died of Wounds serial 6161 This regiment and serial number different to The Soldiers Who Died in the Great War 1914 – 1919 and Commonwealth War Graves Commission
According to The Soldiers Who Died in the Great War 1914 – 1919 William Collins born Woolton (1901 Census born Halewood) Lived Woolton and enlisted Woolton serving in the 8th Kings Liverpool Regiment serial number 267756. Died of Wounds 16th July 1917
Private William Collins serial number 267756 serving in 1st/8th Kings Liverpool Regiment. Died 16th July 1917
William is Remembered with Honour. Dozinghem Military Cemetery