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James Dudley COOLAHAN

Regimental number9457
Place of birthMogil Mogil, New South Wales
SchoolChristian Brothers, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCommercial traveller
AddressDagworth, Thomas Street, Lewisham, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, Edward F Coolahan, Dagworth, Thomas Street, Lewisham, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameArmy Service Corps 20, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/106/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 17 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Company, Australian Army Service Corps
FateDied of disease 3 October 1916
Age at death33
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialLijssenthoek Militry Cemetery (Plot X, Row B, Grave No. 20A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
181
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Bridget COOLAHAN, Susan Street, Randwick, New South Wales. Native of Lewisham, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 8368 Driver Ernest COOLAHAN, Australian Army Service Corps, returned to Australia, 12 May 1919; 8366 Driver Maurice Stanley COOLAHAN, Australian Army Service Corps, returned to Australia, 22 February 1917; 8367 Driver Percy Bede COOLAHAN, 14th Company, Australian Army Service Corps, returned to Australia, 12 May 1919; Cousin: Lt John Stephen COOLAHAN MC, 4th Bn, died while a prisoner of war, 3 May 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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