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James Baird COCHRANE

Regimental number6231
Place of birthStrathaven, Lanarkshire, Scotland
OccupationDepartmental manager
AddressTuggerah, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22.2
Height5' 4.5"
Weight122 lbs
Next of kinFather, W Cochrane, Strathaven, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 February 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 9 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra CROFTS
Discharge date9 July 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Medic', 10 April 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 31 May 1919, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (wounded: left leg and buttock), 9 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death19 April 1930
Age at death36
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (Sec. R.C. 10, 2052), Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, COCHRANE James Baird

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