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Herbert Henry COLES

Regimental number912
Date of birth30 May 1897
Place of birthRingwood, England
SchoolRingwood School, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSoldier
AddressFort Largs, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Charles Coles, Semaphore Road, Semaphore, South Australia
Previous military serviceRoyal Australian Garrison Artillery
Enlistment date23 December 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHeavy Artillery Group 36, Reinforcement 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/49/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 11 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll36th A HBA
FateReturned to Australia 4 July 1919
Other detailsWar service: France, Belgium. Arrived back in Australia, 15 September 1919.

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