|Place of birth||Birmingham, England|
|School||Wycliffe College, England|
|Age on arrival in Australia||16|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||'Truro', Raglan Street, Mosman, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||19|
|Next of kin||Father, Harry Coley, 'Truro', Raglan Street, Mosman, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Liverpool, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||12th Light Horse Regiment, 3rd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/17/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lance Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||12th Light Horse Regiment|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Beersheba, Palestine|
|Age at death||22|
|Age at death from cemetery records||22|
|Place of burial||Beersheba War Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 56), Palestine|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Harry and Frances COLEY, Young, New South Wales.|
|Family/military connections||Brother: 289 Pte Carl Leslie Joseph COLEY, 12th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 23 September 1919.|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine
Transferred to 1st Light Horse Regiment, Gallipoli, 13 November 1915; after evacuating Gallipoli he disembarked at Alexandria, 11 January 1916.
Admitted to 1st Australian General Hospital, Heliopolis, 18 January 1916 (janudice); transferred to 1st Auxiliary Hospital, 18 January 1916; discharged to duty, 8 February 1916.
Absorbed into 12th Light Horse Regiment, Heliopolis, 22 February 1916.
Admitted to 4th Auxiliary Hospital, Abbassia, 8 March 1916 (mumps); discharged, 17 March 1916; rejoined unit, 17 March 1916.
Detached to Kasr'l'Nil Barracks, 26 April 1916; rejoined unit, 7 May 1916.
To Imperial School of Instruction, Zeitoun, 5 May 1917; passed Hotchkiss Gun Course as Gunner; rejoined unit, 17 May 1917.
To be Lance Corporal, Fukhari, 20 May 1917.
To Rest Camp, Port Said, 24 September 1917; rejoined unit, 4 October 1917.
Killed in action, Beersheba, 31 October 1917 (gun shot wounds); buried, 1 November 1917.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, COLEY Harry Rex George|