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William Charles COCHRAN

Regimental number1901
Place of birthDanes, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressMullaley via Gunnedah, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Robert Cochran, 'Danlo', Mullaley via Gunnedah, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name45th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/62/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 22 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 2 October 1916
Place of death or woundingPoperinghe, Belgium
Age at death23.6
Age at death from cemetery records24
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
139
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Margaret COCHRAN, Danlo, Mullaley, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: returned.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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