Morris (Maurice) James COFFEY

COFFEY, Morris (Maurice) James

Service Number: 16
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Adelaide, South Australia, 9 December 1870
Home Town: Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia
Schooling: Christian Brothers College, Adelaide
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Natural causes, Caulfield, Victoria, 20 November 1940, aged 69 years
Cemetery: Springvale Botanical Cemetery, Melbourne
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Boer War Service

1 Oct 1899: Involvement Lance Corporal, SN 16, 2nd South Australian Mounted Rifles

World War 1 Service

21 Sep 1915: Embarked Lieutenant, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Star of England, Adelaide
21 Sep 1915: Involvement Lieutenant, 10th Infantry Battalion
19 Jul 1918: Discharged AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 10th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Kylie Willison

Served as Lance-Corporal Maurice James Coffey with 2nd South Australian Mounted Rifles in Boer War.


Served as Lieutenant Morris James Coffey with 10th Battalion AIF in WW1.