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Malcolm James COCHRANE

Regimental number1923
Place of birthDiggera West, Victoria
SchoolDiggera West State School
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressDiggora West, via Rochester, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, M Cochrane, Diggora West, Victoria
Enlistment date9 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 17 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 30 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death26.10
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot X, Row A, Grave No. 16A), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
46
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Town. Rochester, Victoria

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