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Arthur COSSON

Regimental number5557
Place of birthGeachville Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressMt Eccles via Leongatha, Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinWife, Mrs E M Cosson, Mount Eccles via Leongatha, Gippsland, Victoria
Enlistment date17 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 March 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5363 Pte Harry COSSON, 59th Bn, accidentally killed, 1 July 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death26 June 1967
Place of burialWarragul Cemetery

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