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Alan Coles PROPSTING

Regimental number177
Place of birthHobart Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationUniversity student
AddressAugusta Road, Newtown, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, W B Propsting, Augusta Road, Newtown, Tasmania
Enlistment date20 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameAustralian Flying Corps, No 1 Squadron, A Flight
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/4/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 16 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Wing Headquarters, Australian Flying Corps
FateReturned to Australia 25 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Hobart Garden of Remembrance
Date of death11 May 1928

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