David Richard COLLEY

Regimental number2568
Place of birthDrouin, Victoria
SchoolState School, Drouin, Victoria
AddressDromana, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, James Colley Dromana PO, Dromana, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date8 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board SS Makarini on 15 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 17 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death20.10
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot IX, Row E, Grave No. 16A), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Alice Jane COLLEY, Church Street, Drouin, Victoria
Family/military connectionsNil