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Brian Hall COBCROFT

Regimental number6702
Place of birthBurwood New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
AddressProspect Hall, Seaview Street, Summer Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Enoch J Cobcroft, Prospect Hall, Seaview Street, Summer Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name8th Infantry Brigade, 8th Field Ambulance Sections B and C
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Corps Headquarters
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

Family/military connectionsSister: Sister Millicent Stuart COBCROFT, Australian Army Nursing Service [no details of fate recorded on Nominal Roll]
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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