|Place of birth||St Arnaud, Victoria|
|School||Scotch College, Osborne, Western Australia|
|Address||40 St Leonard's Avenue, West Leederville, Western Australia|
|Age at embarkation||24|
|Next of kin||Father, C Cornish, 40 St Leonard's Avenue, West Leederville, Western Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil (previously rejected on account of varicocele: slight)|
|Place of enlistment||Perth, Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||12th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/29/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||52nd Battalion|
|Other details from Roll of Honour Circular||Wounded Pozieres, died Etaples, France.|
|Fate||Died of wounds
|Place of death or wounding||Pozieres, Somme Sector, France|
|Age at death||25.10|
|Place of burial||Etaples Military Cemetery (Plot X, Row C, Grave No. 16A), France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Charles and the late Ada CORNISH, 44 St. Leonard's Avenue, West Leederville, Western Australia|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Admitted to 4th Auxiliary Hospital, Abbassia, 14 February 1916 (mumps); discharged to duty, 14 February 1916.
Allotted to and proceeded to join 52nd Bn, 3 March 1916. Appointed Lance Corporal, 13 March 1916.
Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 5 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 12 June 1916.
Wounded in action, 14 August 1916 (shrapnel wound, right knee), and admitted to 4th Australian Field Ambulance; transferred to 44th Casualty Clearing Station, 15 June 1916; to Ambulance Train, 16 June 1916, and admitted same day to 26th General Hospital, Etaples.
Died of wounds received in action, 9 September 1916.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal