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James Henry COUGHLAN

Regimental number1124
Place of birthHinnomunjie, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 10.5"
Weight157 lbs
Next of kinFather, J Coughlan, Omeo Plains, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 September 1914
Place of enlistmentOmeo Plains, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 22 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2129
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 September 1915
Discharge date11 April 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Beltana', 17 September 1915; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 11 April 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death2 August 1917
Place of burialCoburg Pine Ridge Cemetery, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, COUGHLAN James Henry

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