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William Edward COLLEY

Regimental number3234
Place of birthWarren New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationShop assistant
AddressHope Street, Wyong, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Edward Colley, 'Kia Ora', Hope Street, Wyong, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 26th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Morea on 17 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollTrooper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 13 August 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3233 Pte Roy Milson COLLEY, 1st Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 13 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 June 1984

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