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Reuben John COVERLEY

Regimental number3762
Date of birth16 September 1893
Place of birthBridgetown, Western Australia
SchoolBridgetown Primary School, Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMill hand
AddressBridgetown, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, W Coverley, Bridgetown, Western Australia
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 20 July 1919
Other details

Son of William and Mary Anne Coverley

Married Ilma Emily Sharp on 28 January 1926 and had six children

Worked in the timber industry after his return to Australia
Date of death10 September 1960 - Collie, Western Australia
Age at death66
Place of burialKarrakatta Crematorium, Perth, Western Australia

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