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Leonard Augustus COE

Regimental number5072
Place of birthFitzroy, Victoria
AddressWhitehorse Road, Box Hill, Victoria
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Mr H T Coe, Whitehorse Road, Box Hill, Victoria
Enlistment date22 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 22 January 1916 - 5th Bn 16th Reinforcements; taken on strength 59th Bn 28 September 1916; mortally wounded 24 April 1918.
FateDied of wounds 26 April 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death24
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot I, Row G, Grave No. 11), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Town. Box Hill, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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