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Francis John COOMER

Regimental number792
Place of birthPerth, Western Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressWongan Hills, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, M Coomer, Wongan Hills, Western Australia
Enlistment date31 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board Transport A7 Medic on 2 November 1914
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlsited 10 September 1914 - taken on strength 12th Bn 6 October 1914; 52nd Bn 1 March 1916; 13th LTM Bty 27 August 1916; wounded Gallipoli landing 25-28 April 1915; 2Lt 26 August 1916.
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Place of death or woundingSecond Army Grenade School
Age at death27
Place of burialHazebrouck Communal Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 20), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
19
Family/military connectionsSister: Lillian COOMER, Australian Army Nursing Service, returned to Australia, 16 June 1919.

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