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Percy Charlton COBCROFT

Regimental number100
Place of birthKempsey, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, Carrow Brook, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStock overseer
AddressSt Clair, Singleton, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinArthur C Cobcroft, St. Clair, Singleton, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed as ALH Trooper.
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Star of Victoria on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted August 1914; sailed October 1914.
FateDied of wounds 2 May 1917
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialBoisguillaume Communal Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 8A), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
28
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur Charlton and Amy COBCROFT, Sherwood, Macleay River, New South Wales. Native of Kempsey, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrothers: Pte A.S. Cobcroft 7th LH; Pte R.H. Cobcroft AAME.

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