Edward Joseph COGHLAN

Regimental number389
Date of birth3 December 1891
Place of birthNewcastle, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressChurch Street, Mayfield, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23.7
Height5' 5"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinFather, Micheal Patrick Coghlan, Church Street, Mayfield, Newcastle, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected for AIF enlistment on account of varicose veins)
Enlistment date18 July 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1919
Discharge date17 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 20921 Gunner Michael George COGHLAN, 12th Field Artillery Brigade, died of wounds, 3 May 1917;
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Tres es Montes', 8 April 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 17 July 1919.

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

Died as a result of workplace accident.
Date of death7 October 1926
Age at death34
Place of burialSandgate Cemetery, Newcastle, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, COGHLAN Edward Joseph