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Joseph COCKING

Regimental number110
Place of birthCampbell's Creek, via Castlemain, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBootmaker
AddressFarnsworth Street, Castlemaine, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Cocking, Farnsworth Street, Castlemaine, Victoria
Enlistment date19 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Stephen and Emma COCKING
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death24 June 1924
Age at death31
Place of burialCastlemaine Cemetery, Victoria

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