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Coleman ABELSON

Regimental number2026
Place of birthGlamorganshire, South Wales
Place of birthGlamorganshire, Wales
SchoolPublic School, South Australia
Age on arrival in Australia10
ReligionJewish
OccupationOptician
AddressEast Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sophia Abelson, 9 Torrens Street, East Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date22 June 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 28 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 31 January 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row D, Grave No 9), France
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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