Ernest George COXALL

Badge Number: 94422, Sub Branch: Morgan/ Cadell
94422

COXALL, Ernest George

Service Number: 1312
Enlisted: 9 January 1917, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: Railway Unit (AIF)
Born: London, England, October 1882
Home Town: Morgan, Mid Murray, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Locomotive Engine Driver
Died: Natural causes, Morgan, South Australia, 20 April 1974
Cemetery: Morgan Cemetery
Memorials: Adelaide South Australian Railways WW1 & WW2 Honour Boards
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World War 1 Service

9 Jan 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Adelaide, South Australia
11 May 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 1312, Railway Unit (AIF)
11 May 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 1312, Railway Unit (AIF), HMAT Shropshire, Melbourne
11 Nov 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 1312

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Biography

Wife       Alice May Coxall, living at Cowra Street, Mile End, South Australia

Previous service:  6 years Q O Hussars (India and Africa)

Described one enlisting as 34 years 3 months old; married; 5' 4 1/2" tall; sallow complexion;
brown eyes; dark hair; Church of England.

9/1/1917        enlisted in Adelaide, South Australia

1/3/1917        Commanding Officer appointed Ernest to 4th Section Railway Unit

11/5/1917      embarked from Port of Melbourne on board HMAT Shropshire A9
                     as a Corporal in the Railway Section, 4th Section

20/4/1974      Ernest passed away

buried in:       Morgan Cemetery, Morgan, South Australia

Sourced and submitted by Julianne T Ryan.  24/6/2015

 

 

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