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Regimental number2902
Place of birthWhitsome, Berwickshire, Scotland
AddressAdelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Height5' 9.75"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Janet Cockburn, Hardacres, Kelso, Berwickshire, Scotland
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in King's Own Scottish Borderers Regiment (Voluntary); time served.
Enlistment date17 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 11 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 January 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board 'City of Exeter', 15 January 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 25 February 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 14 April 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death25 November 1977
SourcesNAA: B2455, COCKBURN James

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