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Robert Bede COCHRANE

Regimental number8028
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
SchoolChristian Brothers Catholic School, Perth, Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address110 Brisbane Street, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Robert Mitchell Cochrane, 110 Brisbane Street, Perth, Western Australia
Previous military service21st Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date25 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Battery 16
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 3 August 1916
Place of death or woundingAlbert, France
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialBlighty Valley Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 24), Authuile Wood, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert Mitchell and Emily COCHRANE, 125 Walcott Street, Mount Lawley, Perth, Western Australia. Native of Brisbane, Queensland
Family/military connectionsArthur Halliday, cousin

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