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Wilfred Edgar COLE

Regimental number6237
Place of birthPlumstead, London, England
SchoolThe Roan School, Greenwich, London, England
Age on arrival in Australia16.5
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o Edward Miles, Cove Station, via Lillimur, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Cole, Colverley, Shooters' Hill, London, England
Enlistment date7 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 11 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 9 October 1917
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block P, Plot III, Row F, Grave No. 3B), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
96
Family/military connectionsBrother: 950 Pte Frank Henry COLE, 22nd Bn, killed in action, 4 October 1917; Cousin: 833 Pte Benjamin DALE, 19th Bn, killed in action, 3 May 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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