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Edgar Albert COAD

Regimental number8794
Place of birthAuckland, New Zealand
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
Address30 Nairn Street, Wellington, New Zealand
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Height5' 11"
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Coad, 30 Nairn Street, Wellington, New Zealand
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 July 1915
Place of enlistmentGeelong, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name2nd Divisional Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/90/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A39 Port Macquarie on 16 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Discharge date27 September 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ypiringa', 15 May 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 5 July 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 27 September 1919.

Miscellaneous detailsSecond given name incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Allan.
SourcesNAA: B2455, COAD Edgar Albert

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