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Cecil Henry COFFEY

Regimental number5058
Place of birthMaryborough, Queensland
SchoolState School and Christian Brothers, Qld (Catholic)
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressTaylor Street, Toowoomba, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Coffeey, Taylor Street, Toowooomba, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in Cadets.
Enlistment date18 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24/09/2015
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Star of Victoria on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 September 1916
Place of death or woundingMouquet Farm, Pozieres, France
Age at death19.10
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery No. 2 (Plot XXVI, Row J. Grave No. 15), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Cecil John and Nellie Coffey, Mount Perry, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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