Albert John COGLIN

Birthplace
Capella
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Harness Maker
Enlisted
06-March-1916
Place
Toowoomba
Age
20
Status
Single
Service No
5319
Rank
Private
Unit
26th Battalion, 14th Reinforcements
Embarked
08-August-1916
Place
Brisbane
Active Service
Western Front
Highest rank
N/A
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
How Died
Died of wounds
Date
22 April 1917
Place
Bapaume, France
Cemetery or Memorial
Vaulx Australian Field Ambulance Cemetary, Vaulx-Vraucourt, France
Notes

Also named on Toowoomba’s Mothers’ Memorial.

 

Albert Coglin arrived in England in October 1916 then spent two months in a quarantine hospital before embarking for France in February 1917 to join his unit at the front. On 22 April he was wounded in action near Bapaume and died of his wounds the same day. He was 21.

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