Albert Victor Coe1

#1824, b. 7 October 1894, d. 20 June 1938

Individual's Timeline

Birth7 October 1894Albert Victor Coe2
Marriage14 February 1920Albert Victor Coe3,4
Death of Father26 June 1934Daniel Coe5
Death20 June 1938Albert Victor Coe1

Primary events

Secondary circumstances

  • Occupation: Albert was was a private in the 40th Battalion AIF.1
  • Name Variation: He was also known as Albert Victor Casbolt Father is 'unknown' on CD, but appears to have been the son of Daniel. Died as a COE.2


His death was commemorated by an obituary in the Hobart newspapers on 21 June 1938 in The Mercury, Tasmania, Australia, On Jun 20th, 1938, suddenly at Hobart Albert Victor dearly loved and loving husband of Doris Mary COE, of 95 Hopkins Street, Moonah, and Loving father of Max and Brian and beloved eldest son of Mrs Elizabeth COE of New South Wales and the late Daniel COE of Hobart in the 44th year of his age. Late Private, 40th Battalion, AIF.

Military Career

Records show that Albert Victor Coe served in the armed forces. On his attestation papers (Sept 1916) his father was Daniel. He had been in the Cadets, and up until 1916 was in an exempt occupation. He was trained in Melbourne and transferred to France in April 1917. He was wounded and part of his left leg amputated. He returned to Australia in March 1918.6,7

Voter Enrolements

Children of Albert Victor Coe and Doris Mary Garth


  1. Trove - Australian Newspapers on line, online, The Mercury, Tuesday 21 June 1938, page 1.
  2. BDM in Australia, Aust Vital Records 1788-1905, 1894/569.
  3. International Genealogical Index (IGI),
  4. Trove Digitised Newspapers, The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Saturday 27 March 1920 p 1 Family Notices.
  5. Trove - Australian Newspapers on line, online, The Mercury, Saturday 30 June 1934, page 1.
  6. Australian War Memorial Archives, online, Coe Albert Victor : SERN 3013 : POB Melbourne VIC : POE Melbourne VIC : NOK F Coe Daniel Charles.
  7. Misc web sites, online see Citation Detail, COE, Albert Victor
    Service no 2313
    40th Battalion

    Born Hobart, Tas.
    Son of Daniel COE
    Of 407 Liverpool Street, Hobart, Tas.
    Enlisted 28 September 1916 at Claremont, Tas.
    Occupation prior to enlisting: Labourer
    Embarkation: 21 October 1916 from Melbourne per ‘Pt Melbourne’
    Age: 21 years
    Served In France
    Wounded in Action: 7 June 1917
    Returned to Australia: 1 May 1918 per ‘Wiltshire’
    Discharged: 11 June 1918

    Tasmania Weekly Courier 19 July 1917 Insert 4.
  8. Website ( "
    Australia, Electoral Rolls, 1903-1980 about John Coe
    Name:      John Coe
    Gender:      Male
    Electoral Year:      1919
    State:      Tasmania
    District:      Denison
    Subdistrict:      Hobart East."