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William John COFFEY

Regimental number6817
Place of birthForest, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressForrest, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Mr J Coffey, Forrest, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 25 April 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death27
Place of burialEtaples Miliary Cemetery (Plot XXXII, Row D, Grave No. 2A),
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
65
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Town. Forest, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsNil
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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