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Cyril Denis COLEMAN

Regimental number7713
Place of birthCollingwood, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationUpholsterer
Address117 Easy Street, Colingwood, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, A G Coleman, 117 Easy Street, Colingwood, Victoria
Enlistment date13 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameDivisional Train Reinforcements 12
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/14/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT RMS Orontes on 24 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Train
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Valuable services in repairing roads under heavy shell-fire, showing conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. (East of Ypres).
Recommendation date: 4 November 1917

Mention in Despatches


Recommendation date: 23 September 1918

FateReturned to Australia 23 May 1919

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