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Bacchus Marsh
Avenue of Honour

Bombardier David James Coghlan

1896
Born at Bacchus Marsh, VIC
9/8/1915
Enlisted in the AIF, 13th Reinforcements, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade, aged 20
5/1/1916
Embarked aboard the HMAT A19 Afric
10/2/1916
TOS 1st Divisional Ammunition Column - Cairo, Egypt
10/3/1916
Posted to the 6th Battery, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade
28/3/1916
Disembarked at Marseilles, France
1/8/1917 - 18/8/1918
On leave in UK
Promoted from Gunner to Bombardier
2/10/1917
Wounded in action - gunshot wound to right thigh - France
13/10/1917
Admitted to hospital - England
12/6/1918
Proceeding overseas to France
7/8/1918
Wounded in action - gunshot wound to left arm and leg
13/8/1918
Admitted to hospital - England - dangerously ill
25/1/1919
Embark for Australia aboard the Ceramic
23/3/1919
Returned to Australia
7/5/1919
Discharged from the AIF
1983
Died at the age of 86

Last updated by lee, Mon, 03 May 2021 18:43:12