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William James COBBETT

Regimental number2946
Place of birthSt Leonards, Tasmania
Address12 Victoria Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Cobbett, 12 Victoria Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date20 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name15th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 27 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCompany Sergeant Major
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Belgium Criox de Guerre

Recommendation date: 20 December 1917

FateReturned to Australia 15 April 1918

Croix de Guerre (Belgium)

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

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