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Sydney Israel COHEN

Regimental number3378
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolHigher Grade School, Manchester, England
ReligionJewish
OccupationDraper
Address26 Derwent Street, Glebe, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Cohen, 37A Turner Street, Manchester, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 September 1918
Place of death or woundingPeronne, France
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row C, Grave No. 18), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
160
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Sarah COHEN, 9 Tankerville Place, Jesmond, Newcastle-on-Tyne, England. Born at Melbourne, Australia
Family/military connectionsNil
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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