Bronze Star Memorials: Remembering the life, death and legacy of John Collins III.
BRIG.GEN. JOHN W. COLLINS III
AUGUST 16, 1921 â€“ NOVEMBER 22, 2015
John W. Collins III, age 94, a retired Army Brigadier General, died Sunday, November 22, 2015.
General Collins was born in Demopolis, Alabama on August 16, 1921. He graduated from Demopolis High School, attending Marion Military Institute for one year prior to his appointment to the United States Military Academy, West Point, New York. At West Point he participated in baseball and football, and was commissioned as a 2nd...