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Edwin Hugh COULSON

Regimental number3052
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
AddressElsternwick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Edward W. Coulson, 10 Beavis Street, Elsternwick, Victoria
Enlistment date2 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Veterinary Hospital
FateReturned to Australia 4 June 1919
Family/military connectionsCousins: Lt William Jeffcoat Ernest COULSON, 34th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 June 1919; 2019 Pte Arthur Lennox COULSON, Australian Flying Corps, returned to Australia, 28 February 1919; 25 Pte Albert Morton COULSON, 5th Divisional Signal Company, returned to Australia, 9 February 1919.
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsService number incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as 5052.

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