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Harold George COLE

Regimental number368
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSalesman
AddressSydenham Road, Norwood, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25.6
Height5' 5"
Weight128 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Anne V Cole, 16 King William Street, Kent Town, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 May 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 8, Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/13/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 19 September 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll368A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date25 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Mahia', 4 June 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 17 July 1919, for onward travel to Adelaide; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 25 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death not attributed to War Service.
Date of death13 October 1937 Keswick, South Australia
Age at death46
Place of burialAIF Cemetery, West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, COLE Harold George

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