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Gerald COGHLAN

Regimental number5862
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolCamdenville Public School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTelephonist
Address47 King Street, St Peters, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Coghlan, 47 King Street, St Peters, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in Citizen Military Forces, Artillery.
Enlistment date13 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Reinforcement 12
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 31 July 1917
Place of death or woundingZillebeke, near Ypres, Belgium
Age at death20.6
Age at death from cemetery records20
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
11
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas Francis and Mary COGHLAN. Born at Sydney, New South Wales

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