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Charles Robert COCKBURN

Regimental number5314
Place of birthNewcastle on Tyne, England
SchoolRutherford's College, Newcastle on Tyne, England
Age on arrival in Australia21
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMercantile Marine, 3rd Officer
Address14 Manning Street, Potts Point, NSW
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, William Scott Cockburn, 14 Park Avenue Whitley Bay, Northumberland, England
Enlistment date23 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 22 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 2 March 1917
Place of death or woundingBapaume
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialMartinpuick British Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 17), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
85
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Scott and Louisa COCKBURN, 8 Esplanade Place, Whitley Bay, England. Native of Newcastle-on-Tyne, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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