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Ernest COOLAHAN

Regimental number8368
Place of birthTumut New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCommercial traveller
Address'Dagworth', Thomas Street, Lewisham, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, E F Coolahan, 'Dagworth', Thomas Street, Lewisham, New South Wales
Enlistment date9 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameArmy Service Corps 20, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/106/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A66 Uganda on 27 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Company, Australian Army Service Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

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FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 9457 Driver James Dudley COOLAHAN, Australian Army Service Corps, died of disease, 3 October 1917; 8367 Driver Percy Bede COOLAHAN, 14th Company, Australian Army Service Corps, returned to Australia, 12 May 1919; 8366 Driver Maurice Stanley COOLAHAN, 14th Company, Australian Army Service Corps, returned to Australia, 22 February 1917; Cousin: Lt John Stephen COOLAHAN MC, 4th Bn, died while a prisoner of war, 3 May 1918.

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