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Thomas COGHLAN

Regimental number4162
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressBay Street, Sandringham, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Coghlan, Bay Street, Sandringham, Victoria
Enlistment date31 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 29 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 February 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 624 Pte John COGHLAN, 31st Bn, killed in action, 20 July 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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