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Thomas Evan COZENS

Regimental number825
Place of birthBobirawarrah Victoria
SchoolBobinawarrah State School, Victoria
Other trainingStott's Commercial College, melbourne
AddressBobinawarrah, Wangaratta, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Evan Cozens, Bobinawarrah, Wangaratta, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 10 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal

For exceptional zeal in the performance of his duties and coolness in action. Consistent good work since formation of the Battalion.
Recommendation date: 15 September 1916

FateKilled in Action 24 February 1917
Place of death or woundingWarlencourt, Somme, France
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialWarlencourt British Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 37), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Evan and Margaret COZENS. Native of Bobinavarrah, Victoria

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