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Ernest I. R. Coffey

Private

15th Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Quercus Cerris
  • Planted By: Dr C. H. W. Hardy
  • Plaque: 2590

Additional Info

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Biography

Ernest lvey Robisson Coffey was born in Ballarat, but enlisted in Enoggera, Qld, on 23rd December 1914. He was 23 years old, single and a miner. He joined the 15th Infantry Battalion, with Regimental No. 1816. He was killed in action on Gallipoli, on 8th August 1915, and his name is recorded on the Lone Pine Memorial.
Tree No. 2590

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour