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Adolphus Joseph COULON

Regimental number6404
Date of birth1 May 1883
Place of birthBalmain, New South Wales
SchoolBalmain Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFireman and blacksmith
AddressBalmain, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Coulon, 58 Short Street, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date30 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 11 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot II, Row J, Grave No. 12), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
82
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Agnes COULON, 58 Short Street, Balmain, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 36679 Driver Frederick Prosper COULON, 7th Field Artillery Brigade,returned to Australia, 22 August 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death9 August 1918

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