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Coulthard, William James (112)

Place of Birth: Adelaide, SA

Age: 27 years 5 months

Enlistment Details: Wednesday, 19 August 1914 – South Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 112            view online service record

254 Grant Street
South Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
Mrs W Coulthard
118 Farrell Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Wednesday, 21 October 1914
Ship: HMAT Orvieto A3
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 5th Infantry Battalion

RTA: Wednesday, 12 April 1916
Discharged: Thursday, 16 November 1916

William worked at Harman’s engineering works in Derham Street prior to enlisting. He married Aily Hord, a well-known concert singer and daughter of Edward W Hord.

1915 ‘Corporal Coulthard Wounded.’, Port Melbourne Standard (Vic. : 1914 – 1920), 14 August, p. 2, viewed 30 July, 2015,

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