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Herbert James Dean COUSINS

Regimental number2893
Place of birthBejoordin, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29.11
Height5' 6.5"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinFather, William Cousins, Bejoordin, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 September 1915
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name48th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 June 1919
Discharge date10 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2896 Pte Vernel Douglas COUSINS, 48th Bn, died while Prisoner of War, 9 February 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Konig Luise', 21 June 1919; disembarked Fremantle, 3 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 10 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
Date of death15 July 1945
Place of burialCulham Cemetery
SourcesNAA: B2455, COUSINS Herbert James Dean

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