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Andrew Downie COCHRANE

Regimental number525
Date of birth24 June 1875
Place of birthDundee, Scotland
SchoolPort Adelaide Model School, & Grote Street Public School, Adelaide, South Australia
Age on arrival in Australia4.3
ReligionChurch of England
AddressSturt Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Cochrane, Sturt Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 February 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 9 December 1915
Place of death or woundingHell's Spit, Gallipoli, Turkey
Age at death40.6
Place of burialAri Burnu Cemetery (Row H, Grave No. 1), Anzac, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Donald James and Agnes Arnot COCHRANE. Native of Dundee, Scotland
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 515 Sapper Donald James COCHRANE, 2nd Tunnelling Company, returned to Australia, 31 March 1919; 2124 Pte Reginald Downie COCHRANE, 10th Bn, returned to Australia, 10 June 1916; 928 Pte Herbert COCHRANE, 10th Bn, killed in action, 2 May 1915; brother-in-law and 2 nephews.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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