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Francis Louis COHEN

Regimental number619
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address'Audley', Alma Street, Ashfield, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinSister, Miss I. Cohen, 'Audley,' Alma Street, Ashfield, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death25 November 1970
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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