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William COCHRANE

Regimental number2298
Place of birthSouth Yarra, Victoria
SchoolState School and Wesley College, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationTramway employee
Address34 Arthur Street, South Yarra, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Hannah Cochrane, 34 Arthur Street, South Yarra, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets
Enlistment date8 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 April 1917
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death19.2
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot VI, Row A, Grave No. 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
128
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Hannah COCHRANE, 34 Arthur Street, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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