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John COFFEY

Regimental number34
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationButcher
AddressSale, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs E Coffey, Boisdale, Victoria
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameHead Quarters 1st Australian Division
AWM Embarkation Roll number1/42/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Date of embarkation incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as 22 October 1914.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollMilitary Police Headquarters
FateReturned to Australia 27 August 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Kent Fedorowich
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death9 February 1920
Place of burialMelbourne General Cemetery, Victoria

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