Louden Park COCHRANE

Regimental number2990
Place of birthCo. Down, Ireland
SchoolIreland Court School
AddressKojonup, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 8"
Weight164 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Maggie Park Cochrane, Moodiarup, Western Australia
Enlistment date26 April 1916
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 4 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 8 November 1917
Place of death or woundingPallestine
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialJerusalem Memorial, Palestine.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John W. and Margaret P. COCHRANE, Moodiarrup, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Embarked Adelaide on HT 'Bakara', 4 November 1916; disembarked Suez, 4 December 1916 and marched into Isolation Camp, Moascar; marched into 3rd Light Horse Training Regiment, Moascar, 14 December 1916, and taken on strength. Transferred to 10th Light Horse Regiment, 16 January 1917, and taken on strength, 18 January 1917, Masaid.

Sick to hospital, Shellal, 27 June 1917, and admitted to 3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, Sueilma (paratitis); transferred to 53rd Welsh Casualty Clearing Station, 28 June 1917, Rafa (tonsilitis); to No 2 Australian Stationary Hospital, El Arish, 28 June 1917; to 24th Stationary Hospital, 30 June 1917; discharged, 4 July 1917, and marched into unit, Abbassa, 6 July 1917. Admitted to 5th MB Field Ambulance, Marakeb, 11 July 1917; discharged to duty, 18 July 1917. Admitted to Rest Camp, Port Said, 10 August 1917; returned to unit, 20 August 1917.

Killed in action, near Jaminaineh, 8 November 1918. Buried 1.5 miles southwest of Jaminaineh. Death report states, 'Buried by Chaplain Captain J.S. McDonnell in a Wadi running North and South on a bearing of 112 degrees from well (Not on map), the well is 1 and a half miles South-West of Jaminaineh. Reference map Palestine, Sheet 20 Square 3. A cross has been erected on the grave with full particulars written on same. Particulars are written and placed in a tin at base of the cross'.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, COCHRANE Louden Park