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William James COULSON

Regimental number6291
Place of birthKrowera, Victoria
SchoolKrowera, Victoria
Other trainingNil
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressKrowera PO via Loche, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinUncle, James McKenzie, Krowera, Victoria
Enlistment date19 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 September 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death26
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row C, Grave No. 12), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
101
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Barbara COULSON
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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