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Regimental number2879
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBrick maker
AddressBulbey Street, Bellevue, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation41
Next of kinWife, Mrs Lucy Cogdon, Bulbey Street, Bellevue, Western Australia
Enlistment date10 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateDied of disease 11 June 1917
Place of death or woundingStationary Hospital
Age at death41
Age at death from cemetery records41
Place of burialLonguenesse (St. Omer) Souvenir Cemetery (Plot IV, Row C, Grave no. 25), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles Frederick and Susan COGDON. Native of Melbourne, Victoria
Family/military connectionsSon.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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