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Clarence Sylvester McCOSKER

Regimental number2877
Place of birthCherry Tree Hill, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressCherry Tree Hill via Inverell, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Bernard McCosker, Cherry Tree Hill via Inverell, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 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
FateReturned to Australia 24 January 1919
Discharge date1 May 1919
Other details

War Service: Disembarked at Devonport 29 January 1917. Proceeded to Frrance on 3 May 1917. Taken on strength of 33rd Battalion 22 May 1917.

Sent to hospital sick on 25 September 1917; discharged to duty 17 November 1917. During 1918, he was hospitalised for VD treament. Wounded in action (gun shot wound, right arm) 7 September 1918, sent to hospital in England.

Returned to Australia per H.T. "Delta", 22 March 1919

Medals: British War Medal; Victory Medal

Date of death4 December 1944
Place of burialInverell Cemetery, New South Wales

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