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Frederick John COCHRAN

Regimental number35
Place of birthCaversham, Dunedin, New Zealand
SchoolCaversham Public School, Dunedin, New Zealand and State Schools, Echuca and Lancefield, Victoria
Age on arrival in Australia10
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBendigo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinMrs Louis Cochran, 150 Bannister Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in 5th Victorian Mounted Rifles, Boer War and Infantry Forces, Bendigo; Sgt Major 9th Light Horse Regt, Bendigo.
Enlistment date16 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name13th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A34 Persic on 28 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Machine Gun Company
FateKilled in Action 17 October 1917
Place of death or woundingBroodseinde Ridge, Passchendaele, Belgium
Age at death36
Age at death from cemetery records36
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward Wesby and Louisa COCHRAN, "Tolga", Dudley Grove, Edithvale, Victoria. Born att Caversham, Dunedin, New Zealand
Family/military connectionsNil

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