COE, Frederick Ellis
(Service number 83860)

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Date 14 September 1888 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment 9 Melton Road, Timaru
Occupation Draper
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Married. One child
Next of Kin Mrs D. COE (wife), 9 Melton Road, Timaru
Religion Methodist
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Date *1956 Age
Place of Death Auckland
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New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Frederick Ellis Coe was the eldest son of William and Phoebe (née Ellis) Coe. He was educated at Timaru Main School. Frederick married Drucilla Bowkett on 12 December 1916 at Timaru. Their son, Herbert James Coe, was born on 26 September 1917 at Timaru. Frederick, a draper, was drawn in the ballot and called up in 1917. His brother Herbert Goodall Coe served in World War I.


NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [25 March 2020]; School Admission records [27 March 2020]

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