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Regimental number272
Place of birthSouth Africa
AddressTerowie PO, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 8"
Weight161 lbs
Next of kinAndrew Coetzee, Middleburg, Cape Colony, South Africa
Previous military serviceServed for 8 months in the South African Defence Force.
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Place of enlistmentMorphettville, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 22 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollArmy Provost Corps
FateDischarged in England 26 August 1919
Discharge date26 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, COETZEE Martin

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