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Joseph Roy COLESTON

Regimental number5063
Place of birthWarrnambool, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationShop assistant
AddressGriffen Street, Hamilton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs B M Coleston, Griffen Street, Hamilton, Victoria
Enlistment date2 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Rollaprov C
FateReturned to Australia 9 December 1918

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