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William Robert COLE

Regimental number63947
Place of birthTambo Queensland
ReligionSalvation Army
AddressExeter, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs M J Cole, c/o Mrs T J Lock, Semaphore Road, Exeter, South Australia
Enlistment date3 September 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameArmy Medical Corps, General Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/99/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A36 Boonah on 29 October 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919
Discharge date30 October 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II as S212882, Temporary Sergeant. Enlisted 28 June 1940, age 49.5, in the 4th Garrison Military Band; subsequently transferred to the Education Corps, and served for some time in Alice Springs (L of C).

Date of death10 May 1962
Place of burialAIF Cemetery, West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia

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