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Percy Leonard COONEY

Regimental number4112
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
SchoolState School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMrs Ellen Cooney, 59 Herbert Street, Springhill, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 28 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 11 August 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot X, Row B, Grave No. 2), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
107
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Mrs Ellen COONEY, 50 Bowen Street, Springhill, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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