James Henry COUGHLAN


COUGHLAN, James Henry

Service Number: 1124
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 6th Infantry Battalion
Born: Hinnomunjie, Victoria, Australia , date not yet discovered
Home Town: Omeo, East Gippsland, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Engineer
Died: Died post-discharge of septic poisoning following bullet wound, Victoria, Australia, 2 August 1917, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Coburg Pine Ridge Cemetery, Victoria, Australia
Grave C.E. C. 20.
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Benambra War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

22 Dec 1914: Involvement Private, SN 1124, 6th Infantry Battalion
22 Dec 1914: Embarked Private, SN 1124, 6th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Themistocles, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He was 29 and the son of John and Sarah Coughlan, of Dandenong.

He was accepted for commemoration as Great War dead on 16th September 2017.

Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

James enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force on 16 September 1914, and served as a Private, Service No. 1124 with the 6th Battalion, Australian Infantry at Gallipoli. He was discharged medically unfit from the A.I.F. on 11 April 1916.