Walter Leslie (W.L.) COLEMAN


COLEMAN, Walter Leslie

Service Number: 6495
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 5th Machine Gun Company
Born: Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia, 16 October 1887
Home Town: Yungaburra, Tablelands, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in action, Belgium, 5 October 1917, aged 29 years
Cemetery: Dochy Farm New British Cemetery
Memorial - Atherton Memorial Hospital Yungaburra Cenataph "A noble hero true and brave, peacefully sleeps in a soldier's grave."
Memorials: Atherton War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

24 May 1915: Involvement Driver, SN 6495, 7th Infantry Brigade Train, Third Ypres
24 May 1915: Embarked Driver, SN 6495, 7th Infantry Brigade Train, HMAT Ascanius, Brisbane
5 Oct 1917: Involvement Private, SN 6495, 5th Machine Gun Company, Third Ypres

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