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Regimental number3049
Place of birthGayndah Queensland
SchoolState School, Gayndah, Queensland
Other trainingNil
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinSister, Mrs Mary Jane Cordwell, Gayndah, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 30 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 4 September 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death21.10
Place of burialWimereux Communal Cemetery (Plot I, Row Q, Grave No. 3A), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Bridget CORDWELL. Native of Gayndah, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrothers: one died of wouds, one died of illness.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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