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Walter James COAD

Regimental number2452
Place of birthGumeracha, South Australia
ReligionBaptist
OccupationLabourer
AddressGumeracha, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Fanny Coad, Gumeracha, South Australia
Enlistment date12 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A58 Kabinga on 8 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4091 Pte Douglas Frederick COAD, 27th Bn, returned to Australia, 19 October 1919.
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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