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Frederick James COCKS

Regimental number2297
Place of birthGloucester England
Other NamesFred James
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDraper
Addressc/o Miss M Munro, "Manuko", South Terrace, East Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs S M Cocks, Shinfield, Reading, England
Enlistment date8 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Field Ambulance, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/46/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 16 April 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 17 April 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A59 Botanist on 1 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Ambulance
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Conspicuous efficiency and skill, materially assisting rapid evacuation of wounded, and coolness under fire. (Near Ypres)
Recommendation date: 24 September 1917

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).
Recommendation date: 4 February 1919

FateReturned to Australia 30 April 1919
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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