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Eric Charles COSSUM

Regimental number2446
Place of birthHobart
ReligionMethodist
OccupationClerk
Address3 Bonnington Road, Lansdowne Crescent, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Cossum, 3 Bonnington Road, Lansdowne Crescent, Hobart, Tasmania
Enlistment date7 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 24 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Hobart Garden of Remembrance
Date of death12 October 1967

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