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William James COLE

Regimental number1890
Place of birthHay New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBaker's improver
AddressSouth Hay, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Agnes Cole, South Hay, New South Wales
Previous military service44th Infantry
Enlistment date1 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A37 Barambah on 23 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Corps School
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919
Date of death5 July 1966
Place of burialNorthern Suburbs Crematorium

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