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Charles Albert COBBETT

Regimental number22057
Place of birthSt Leonards, Tasmania
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
AddressLaunceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, J Cobbett, 12 Victoria Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date11 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentBombardier
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 23, Battery 107
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/133/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Belgium Croix de Guerre


Recommendation date: 22 December 1917

FateReturned to Australia 9 July 1919
Medals

Croix de Guerre (Belgium)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 185
Date: 27 November 1918

Date of death19 March 1973
Place of burialCornelian Bay Crematorium

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