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Albert John COGLIN

Regimental number5319
Place of birthCapella, Queensland
SchoolSouth State School, Toowoomba, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHarnessmaker
AddressToowoomba, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Laura Coglan, Thorn Street, Toowoomba, Queensland
Enlistment date6 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 8 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 22 April 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialVeaulx Australian Field Ambulance Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 15), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
107
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Laura COGLIN, Vale Stree, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane. Born at Capella, Queensland
Family/military connectionsCousin
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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