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Bernard Hector McCOSKER

Regimental number2878
Place of birthInverell, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressCherry Tree Hill via Inverell, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinFather, Bernard McCosker, Cherry Tree Hill via Inverell, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 25 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 15 July 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death24.7
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialBethlehem Farm West Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 38), Messines, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
122
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Bernard and Merab MCCOSKER
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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