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Robert John COFFEN

Regimental number2453
Place of birthAlberton, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressTorrens Road, Alberton, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinStep-Mother, Mrs. Anne Coffen, Torrens Road, Alberton, South Australia
Enlistment date10 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 RollAustralian Corps School
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death20 March 1962

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