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Walter Leslie COLEMAN

Regimental number6495
Place of birthBathurst, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationSelector
AddressYungaburra, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinR C Coleman, Yungaburra, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameInfantry Brigade Train 7, Company 17
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/36/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 24 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Company
FateKilled in Action 5 October 1917
Place of death or woundingZonnebeke, Belgium
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialDochy Farm New British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row A, Grave No. 4), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
177
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert Charles and Mary COLEMAN. Native of Bathurst, New South Wales
Other details

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

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