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John COUCHMAN

Regimental number857
Place of birthGlenferrie Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStage hand
Address187 Richmond Terrace, Richmond
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs Gladys Couchman, 1021 Punt Road, Richmond
Previous military serviceArtillery
Enlistment date26 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll60th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of wounds, King George's Hospital, London.
FateDied of disease 16 February 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialKensal Green (St. Mary's) Roman Catholic Cemetery (2077), Hammersmith, London
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
169
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Margaret COUCHMAN; husband of Gladys COUCHMAN, 231 Coppen Street, Richmond, Victoria
Family/military connectionsUncle: Major Couchman

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