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William COLEMAN

Regimental number8
Place of birthSouth Yarra, Victoria
SchoolMalvern State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBootmaker
Address2 Bell Vue Street, Burnley, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinSister, Miss R Coleman, 2 Bell Vue Street, Burnley, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date16 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name29th Battalion, Transport Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 28 September 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Place of burialMendinghem British Cemetery (Plot VII, Row A, Grave No. 35), Proven, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
115
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Louisa COLEMAN. Native of Victoria

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