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Victor Preston COE

Regimental number260
Place of birthPreston, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationClothing cutter
AddressPreston, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Arthur Phillip Coe, Spring Street, Preston, Victoria
Enlistment date29 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Recommendation date: "7-8 May 1918"

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).
Recommendation date: 7 February 1919

Military Medal


Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

FateReturned to Australia 27 May 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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