|Place of birth||Limerick, Ireland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Karridale, Western Australia|
|Age at embarkation||25|
|Next of kin||Sister, Mrs Karri Davis, Karridale, Western Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Guildford, Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||10th Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/15/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board Transport A52 Surada on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||16th Battalion|
Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 31 August 1915.
Wounded in action, 28 August 1915 (bullet wound, neck); admitted to 16th Casualty Clearing Station, 29 August 1915; transferred from Mudros to England, 29 August 1915, and admitted to City of London Military Hospital, Clapham, 12 September 1915; transferred Monte video to Perham Downs, 28 June 1916. Found guilty, 29 August 1916, of overstaying leave from midnight, 13/7/16, to 4 pm, 14/7/16: awarded 7 days' confined to barracks, forfeited 1 day's pay.
Admitted to Bulford Hospital, 16 July 1916 (gonorrhoea); discharged from hospital, 5 August 1916; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 21 days.
Tranferred to 16th Bn, 11 September 1916.
Marched into Braesnose College, Oxford, 26 January 1917, and taken on strength, No 3 School of Military Aeronautics with effect from that date.
Discharged in England from the AIF, 16 March 1917; commissioned in the Royal Flying Corps, 10 April 1917.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal (latter two granted by British authorities)
|Sources||NAA: B2455, COCHRANE Alfred Bevan|