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Ernest COSGRIFF

Regimental number1667
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address195 Danks Street, Albert Park, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Phoebe Cosgriff, 195 Danks Street, Albert Park, Victoria
Enlistment date11 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll148
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Pay Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 18 Staff Sergeant Walter Georger COSGRIFF, Australian Army Ordnance Corps, returned to Australia, 8 September 1919.
Other details

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

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