The AIF Project


Regimental number1522
Place of birthBlawith England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressWellington Road, Wealdstone, Middlesex, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jane Cooling, 52 Wellington Road, Wealdstone, Middlesec, England
Enlistment date15 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Fpr gallantry carrying messages during operations at Grid Trench.
Recommendation date: 26 November 1916

FateReturned to Australia 6 May 1919
Date of death26 July 1959
Place of burialMt Thompson Crematorium

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