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Coleman Henry JOSEPH

Place of birthLondon England
OccupationCutter
Address1 Acland Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinParents, 1 Acland Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Enlistment date28 August 1914
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name8th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Unspecified


Recommendation date: 8 March 1917

Military Cross


Recommendation date: 10 April 1917

Military Cross


Recommendation date: 20 September 1917

Military Cross


Recommendation date: 22 September 1917

Brevet Captain


Recommendation date: 6 May 1918

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Medals

Military Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57
Date: 18 April 1918

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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