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William Melbourne COUSINS

Regimental number488
Date of birth--/09/1892
Place of birthBoomi New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMyola, Trundle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, W.H. Cousins, Myola, Trundle, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, Machine Gun Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A29 Suevic on 21 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: INF51 MGO
Promotion date: 21 March 1916


Unit: INF51 MGO
Promotion date: 10 July 1916

FateReturned to Australia 12 October 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 October 1985

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