Collins, James Sherman “Sherm”

Regimental Number: 874858
Rank: Private
Branch: 184th Battalion; 19th Machine Gun Company; 2nd Battalion, Canadian Machine Gun Corps

Sherm was born in Darlingford, Manitoba on July 14, 1895. He joined up in March of 1916. Because of his familiarity with horses Sherm was given the task of driving ammunition wagons. He also manned listening posts in No Man’s Land. Sherm married Verna Keown in Morden, Manitoba in 1925. In the late 1920s the family moved to the Spirit River area. Sherm died in April of 1973.

Sources: Chepi-Sepe p. 182, 326-330