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Arthur James COLE

Regimental number808
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressLaunceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, John Henry Cole, 3 Innes Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date3 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name40th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Postal Corps
FateReturned to Australia 4 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 35325 Gunner Leonard Hugh COLE, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 23rd March 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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