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Allan George McGuinness COBCROFT

Regimental number2391
Date of birth16 September 1882
Place of birthWilberforce, New South Wales
SchoolWilberforce Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressPlatform Street, Lidcombe, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinMother, Mrs Matilda Turner Cobcroft, Platform Street, Lidcombe, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date25 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name54th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/71/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 October 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 922 Pte John Benjamin COBCROFT, 1st Bn, returned to Australia, 3 February 1915.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Wounded in action, Morchies, France, 29 March 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 October 1956
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis

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