Stephen COYNE

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COYNE, Stephen

Service Number: 22794
Enlisted: 7 October 1915, Holsworthy, New South Wales
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: Medium Trench Mortar Batteries
Born: Stirling, Stirlingshire, Scotland, 1890
Home Town: Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: St Mary's RC School, Stirling, Scotland
Occupation: Grocer
Died: Killed in Action (shell), Belgium, 21 May 1917
Cemetery: Strand Military Cemetery, Ploegsteert, Wallonie, Belgium
Plot 11, Row A, Grave 7
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

7 Oct 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 22794, Holsworthy, New South Wales
11 May 1916: Involvement Gunner, SN 22794, 7th Field Artillery Brigade
11 May 1916: Embarked Gunner, SN 22794, 7th Field Artillery Brigade, HMAT Argyllshire, Sydney
15 Sep 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, Promoted while in England
21 May 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 22794, Medium Trench Mortar Batteries

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Arrived in Australia aged 21 years. Address at the time of enlisted was 44 UPper fort Street, Sydney, NSW

Son of John Coyne of 45 Gatehouse, Rapstock, Stirling, Stirlingshire Scotland. Brother of Winnie Kate Coyne and Maggi Coyne.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal