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William Edward COLE

Regimental number2801
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressHobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Joseph Cole, Neika, Tasmania
Enlistment date16 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 6 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1917

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