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Regimental number2614
Place of birthNear Auburn, near Moldong, New South Wales
SchoolChristian Bros Catholic School, Perth, WA
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address10 Rosebury Street, Jolimont, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, George Cochrane, 10 Rosebury Street, Jolimont, Western Australia
Enlistment date10 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death23.9
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialRue-Du-Bois Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 14), Fleurbaix, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George Archer and Mary COCHRANE, 10 Roseberry Street, Jolimont, Western Australia. Native of Meranburn, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsJames McCarthy, DCM, cousin

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