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John COLE

Regimental number2227
Place of birthDunedin, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBoilermaker
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinFather, Thomas Cole, Peter Street, Cabersham Dunedin, New Zealand
Enlistment date1 June 1915
Place of enlistmentClaremont, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Employment Company
FateReturned to Australia 7 February 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Alice COLE. Plaque in Hobart Garden of Remembrance.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death23 May 1932
Age at death52
Place of burialCornelian Bay Cemetery, Hobart, Tasmania

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