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James Matthew COONEY

Regimental number2351
Place of birthWellington, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressAvondale, Bodangora, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 10.75"
Weight160 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Cooney, Avondale, Bodangora, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 June 1915
Place of enlistmentl
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 20 August 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 February 1919
Discharge date10 June 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Reported missing, 11 April 1917; subsequently reported prisoner of war, Germany.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSecond given name incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Mather.

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