Francis Ignatius Joseph COFFEY

COFFEY, Francis Ignatius Joseph

Service Numbers: 27, 27A
Enlisted: 8 March 1916, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 3rd Machine Gun Battalion
Born: Middle Park, Victoria, Australia, 1892
Home Town: Albert Park, Port Phillip, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Gentleman
Died: Middle Park, Victoria, Australia, 1941, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
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World War 1 Service

8 Mar 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 27, 10th Machine Gun Company, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
27 May 1916: Involvement Private, SN 27, 10th Machine Gun Company
27 May 1916: Embarked Private, SN 27, 10th Machine Gun Company, HMAT Ascanius, Melbourne
4 Apr 1918: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 3rd Machine Gun Battalion, From 10th Machine Gun Company. Re-allotted number now 27A
24 Nov 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 27A, 3rd Machine Gun Battalion, Discharged at the 3rd Military District

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Michael Coffey and Sarah Coffey nee Darcy of Wright Street, Albert Park, Victoria

Commenced return to Australia on 5 September 1919 aboard HT Plassy disembarking on the 25 October 1919

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

In 1937 he was living in Goulburn, NSW