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Wilfred Joseph COLLEY

Regimental number2389
Place of birthParramatta New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMiner
AddressMajor's Creek via Braidwood, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinSister, Mrs Beatrice Mary McClenahan, 55 Sudbourne Road, Brixton Hill, London, SW, England
Enlistment date14 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2384 Pte Henry COLLEY, 55th Bn, returned to Australia, 5 November 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Hospitalised in France after being gassed at the battle of Villers-Bretonneux
Date of death1939

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