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Arthur Francis COHEN

Place of birthSussex England
ReligionJewish
OccupationMining engineer
Address24 Mona Road, Darling Point, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFather, Dr A A Cohen, 24 Mona Road, Darling Point, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit nameMining Corps 1, Company 1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 20 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal RollMining Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).

Military Cross


Recommendation date: 12 March 1918

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 1 May 1919
Medals

Military Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165
Date: 24 October 1918

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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