Sinclair COGHILL

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COGHILL, Sinclair

Service Number: 1320
Enlisted: 22 October 1914, Enlisted at Blackboy Hill, WA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Castletown, Caithness, Scotland, 1885
Home Town: Perth, Western Australia
Schooling: Greenland Dunnet Public School, Caithness, Scotland
Occupation: Carpenter
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 1 August 1915
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot 11, Row G, Grave 59 Chaplain T.G. Robertson officiated
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

22 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1320, 11th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Blackboy Hill, WA
22 Feb 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1320, 11th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
22 Feb 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1320, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Itonus, Fremantle

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of John and Barbara Coghill of Castletown, Caithness, Scotland

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in the Caithness Volunteers for about 12 months