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George James COLES

Regimental number3369
Place of birthHorsham, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCollingwood, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFather, G. Coles, Wilmot, Tasmania
Enlistment date5 March 1917
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name60th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/77/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Port Melbourne on 16 July 1917
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll60th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 6 November 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: [75] 2nd Lt Arthur William COLES, 8th Bn, returned to Australia, 31 December 1916; 393 Corporal David Henry COLES, 10th Field Artillery Brigade, died of wounds, 20 October 1917; 11871 Sergeant James Scouler COLES, 4th Field Artillery Brigade, killed in action, 10 August 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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