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John Robert COULTER

Regimental number3490
Place of birthMount Keira New South Wales
SchoolKeiraville, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressMount Keira via Wollongong, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinSister, Mrs E House, Keiraville via Wollongong, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 September 1916
Place of death or woundingZillebeke, near Ypres, Belgium
Age at death19.7
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialRailway Dugouts Burial Ground (Plot VI, Row N, Grave No. 26), (Tansport Farm), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
82
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Elizabeth COULTER. Native of Keiraville, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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