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George Denis COFFEY

Regimental number6802
Place of birthGrassdale, Victoria
SchoolHenty State School No 2020, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank officer
AddressAdelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Height5' 11"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinFather, J Coffey, Mentone, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 February 1917
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Granted permission to travel to Australia at own expense; grabted six months' leave, 27 May-26 November 1919.
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Listed on Henty State School No 2020 Honour roll, Victoria.
Discharge date8 November 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Granted permission to travel to Australia at own expense; grabted six months' leave, 27 May-26 November 1919.

Disembarked Sydney, 30 September 1919; reported to 3rd Military District, Melbourne, 15 October 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 8 November 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, COFFEY George Denis

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