Albert James COLEMAN

Albert James Coleman Photo:
State Library of Queensland
Birthplace
England
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Painter
Enlisted
06-June-1916
Place
Toowoomba
Age
33
Status
Single
Service No
2286
Rank
Private
Unit
42nd Battalion, 4th Reinforcements
Embarked
21-October-1916
Place
Brisbane
Active Service
Western Front
Highest rank
N/A
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
How Died
Died of wounds
Date
24 June 1917
Place
Messines, Belgium
Cemetery or Memorial
Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, France
Notes

Also named on Toowoomba’s Mothers’ Memorial.

 

Albert Coleman arrived in France in March 1917 after training in England for three months. In Belgium on 22 June he was wounded in the chest at Messines and admitted to the 9th Australian Field Ambulance station. The next day he was taken to the 11th Casualty Clearing Station where he died 24 hours later.

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