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Leslie Joseph COAD

Regimental number2346
Place of birthBrisgewater, Tasmania
SchoolState School, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressPort Cygnet, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, John Coad, Port Cygnet, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed in naval forces, sailor on Man of War.
Enlistment date6 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 20 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of illnes in France.
FateDied of disease 7 December 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death35
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialAllonville Communal Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 28), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
75
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Sophia COAD. Native of Bridgewater, Tasmania

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