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Spencer William COLEMAN

Place of birthWheeo, New South Wales
SchoolWheeo State School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPolice constable
Address9 Leicester Street, Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs Emily Coleman, 9 Leicester Street, Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 August 1918
Place of death or woundingVauvillers, France
Age at death38
Age at death from cemetery records38
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 14), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Crookwell Cemetery, New South Wales. Parents: Charles william (d. 24 May 1917, aged 64; bu. Crookwell Cemetery) and Maria (d. 15 July 1939, aged 83; bu. Crookwell Cemetery) COLEMAN
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1889 Pte Leslie Raswell Elton COLEMAN, 55th Bn, died of wounds, 24 September 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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