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Michael COGHLAN

Regimental number2545
Place of birthDeloraine, Tasmania
SchoolConvent School, Tasmania (Catholic)
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMiner
AddressWaratah, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, John Coghlan, Waratah, Tasmania
Enlistment date28 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 7 July 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death29
Place of burialBologne Eastern Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 24), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
132
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Kate COGHLAN, Waratah, Tasmania. Native of Deloraine, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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