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Patrick Eugiene COLEMAN

Regimental number6
Place of birthMalvern, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationClerk
AddressMalvern Road, Malvern, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, J Coleman, Malvern Vale Hotel, Malvern, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date16 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentStaff Sergeant
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 RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal RollOBE
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' , second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).

Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)No details of fate recorded on Nominal Roll.
Medals

OBE


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 91
Date: 23 July 1919

Other detailsMedals: Order of the British Empire, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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