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John Coburn CORNELL

Regimental number2114
Place of birthKooyong Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressMurrayville, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Cornell, Kooyong Road, Caulfield, Victoria
Enlistment date22 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 17 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: 7th Battalion
Promotion date: 7 November 1918

Lieutenant


Unit: 7th Battalion
Promotion date: 10 March 1919

FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 22226 Sapper Henry Percy CORNELL, 1st Field Company Engineers, returned to Australia, 1 November 1919; 35014 Gunner James Leslie CORNELL, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 31 July 1919.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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