|Address||Largs Bay, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||26|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs E Coleman, Sefton Street, Largs Bay, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||27th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/44/5|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||6547A|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||28th Battalion|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
Work near Framerville on 11 August 1918.
|Fate||Effective abroad (still overseas)|
'During the attack East of FRAMERVILLE, near AMIENS, on the morning of the 11th August 1918, these two signallers [COLEMAN and 3095 Patrick John FOGARTY] passed through a gap in the line during the mist, and came upon an enemy strong point while carrying their rifles slung. They at once dropped their signalling gear and attacked the post. capturing 12 prisoners and 4 machine guns. After handing over their prisoners, they returned and completed the task upon which they set out.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
War service: Western FrontMedals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal