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Regimental number1921
Place of birthCreswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation41
Next of kinMother, Mrs Julia Cockfield, 430 Bridge Road, Richmond, Victoria
Enlistment date4 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 17 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Division Headquarters
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Meritorious Service Medal

Recommendation date: 10 October 1916

FateReturned to Australia 7 February 1919

Meritorious Service Medal

'Head of Divisional Office, has worked extremely hard.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103
Date: 29 June 1917

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