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Michael George COGHLAN

Regimental number20921
Place of birthNewcastle, New South Wales
SchoolMarist Brothers School.
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationDraper's assistant
AddressChurch Street, Mayfield, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 6"
Weight112 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Coghlan, Church Street, Mayfield, Newcastle, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 September 1915
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name9th Field Artillery Brigade, 34th Battery
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/36(a)/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 3 May 1917
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No 9), Picardie, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Michael Patrick and Annie COGHLAN, 1 Church Street, Mayfield, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 389 Pte Edward Joseph COGHLAN, 30th Bn, returned to Australia, 8 April 1919; 3130 Pte Richard Patrick COGHLAN, 56th Bn, returned to Australia, 23 May 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, COGHLAN Michael George

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