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William Joseph McCOSKER

Regimental number5413
Place of birthNyngan New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressKelvin, Gunnedah, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, H J McCosker, Guyra, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1918
Date of death26 September 1952
Place of burialMacquarie Park Cemetery

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