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Regimental number1113
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.4
Height5' 11"
Weight161 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs L Coleborne, Letitia Street, Oatley, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date6 November 1914
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1918
Discharge date3 February 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Sydney', 8 October 1918; disembarked, Melbourne, 2 December 1918, for onward travel by rail to Sydney; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 3 February 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsGiven name incorrectly entered on Embarkation as Liydney. Next of kin address incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Lititia, Oakley, New South Wales.
SourcesNAA: B2455, COLEBORNE Sidney

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