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William Thomas COONEY

Regimental number1679
Place of birthMaryborough, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationRubberworker
AddressSomerton PO, Somerton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Cooney, Somerton PO, Somerton, Victoria
Enlistment date21 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name2nd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 8 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death21 November 1973

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