Victorian Association of Jewish Ex & Servicemen & Women Australia Incorporated

Founding Member General Sir John Monash GCMG KCB VD

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Surname
Abelson
First names
Coleman
Rank
Private
Service No.
2026
Date of Death
31/1/1917
Hebrew Date
8 Sh'vat 5677
Hebrew Date
ח׳ בִּשְׁבָט תרע״ז
Age at Death
30
How Died
Killed in Action
Where Died
France
Cemetery
Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentières, France
Service Details
40th Australian Infantry Battalion, AIF
Served
Western Front
Occupation
Optician
Age at Enlistment
28
Place of Enlistment
Adelaide, South Australia
Locality on Enlistment
Religion
Jewish
Gender
Male
Date of Enlistment
22/6/1916
Date of Discharge
Country of Enlistment
Australia
Notes
Born c. 1887 Farndale, Glamorgan, Wales. Arrived in Australia age 10. Son of Isaac & Sophia Abelson, 9 Torrens Street, East Adelaide, South Australia. Worked in Warracknabeal, Victoria 1914-1915 as Optician.
 
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