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Josiah John COATES

Regimental number1165
Place of birthSt Arnaud, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationGrazier
AddressMurrumballey Station, North Balranald, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs M.M. Coates, North Balranald, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 20 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Australian Cyclists' Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of posoning in England.
FateDied of disease 16 January 1918
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialMelcombe Regis Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 3090), Dorset.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
185
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Josiah John and Margaret M. COATES, Glen Dee, Balranald, New South Wales. Born at St. Arnaud, Victoria

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