Carl Douglas COFFIN

15th Infantry Battalion, AIF

Private, Regimental No. 583.

Killed in Action, 26 April 1915, Gallipoli, Turkey.

Biographical Details

Born: 5 July 1894 at Mackay, QLD, Australia.

Father: Kenneth Douglas COFFIN.

Mother: Idda HARDEN.

Marital Status: Single,

Education: Kelvin Grove State School, QLD.

Occupation: Labourer.


Service and Enlistment Details

Enlisted on 22 September  1914 at Brisbane, QLD.

Address at Enlistment: Comona, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, QLD.

Embarkation Details: Embarked Overseas on

22 December 1914 with 15th  Battalion,

D Company at Melbourne, VIC on

Ship H.M.A.T. A40 "Ceramic".

Cause of Death: Killed in Action on 26 April 1915 while serving with 15th  Battalion at Gallipoli, Turkey at the age of 20 years.

Burial place: No known grave.

Next of Kin:  Mother, Mrs Idda Coffin, Comona, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, QLD.

Religion: Church of England.


Commemorative Details


Panel 75,  Australian War Memorial;

Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli, Panel No: 45;


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