Coen, Francis (Captain, b.1884 - d.1916)

Accession Number 1DRL/0203
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Object type Diary, Letters
Maker Coen, Francis
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made 1927; 1915-1916
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM93 12/11/137
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition

Collection relating to service of Captain Francis Coen, 18 and 19 Battalion, Gallipoli, Egypt and France, 1915-1916. Collection includes typewritten copies of letters sent home to his mother in Yass, NSW. Copies made by the Memorial 1927. Location of originals unknown.

History / Summary

Biographical note: Captain, 18th & 19th Bns, AIF. Barrister-at law. of Yass, NSW, born Yass, educated at St Ignatius College, Riverview, NSW and Sydney University. Practising as a barrister in Yass, NSW. Served Commonwealth Citizen Forces. Killed in action Pozieres, 28 July 1916, aged 32 years.