John William COE

Regimental number1142
Place of birthBeauford, South Australia
SchoolPt Wakefield Public School, South Australia
AddressAdelaide, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Ivy Coe, 85 Flinders Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date3 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 June 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death24
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot XI, Row F, Grave No. 9), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Town. Pt. Wakefield, South Australia
Family/military connectionsThree brothers.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal