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Mark William COLLEY

Regimental number1632
Place of birthBarossa, South Australia
SchoolWoodside and Murdoch's Hill Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGanger, South Australian Railways
AddressLittlehampton, South Australia
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation42.2
Height5' 7"
Weight151 lbs
Next of kinDaughter, Miss Mavis Ray Colley, Littlehampton, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 April 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of illness, Calais Hospital.
FateDied of disease 13 April 1917
Age at death43
Place of burialCalais Southern Cemetery (Plot F, Row 5, Grave No. 15), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mark William and Hilda Lucy COLLEY, South Australia
Family/military connectionsNil
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, COLLEY Mark William

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