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John Neville COCHRANE

Regimental number745
Place of birthSurrey, England
SchoolPublic School
Age on arrival in Australia19
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPainter
Addressc/o Mrs. Hiscock, Leicester Street, Lismore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 5.75"
Weight118 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Edith Mumford, 85 Oxford avenue, Southampton, England
Previous military service3 years School Cadets; 2 years Field Artillery; 1 year Isle of Wight Rifles.
Enlistment date3 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 December 1914
Place of enlistmentLismore, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A53 Itria on 9 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of wounds 20 July 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialBeach Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 3), Anzac, Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
3
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Edith MUMFORD (formerly COCHRANE), 128 Charlton Lane, Old Charlton, London, England, and the Late Edward Gordon Cochrane.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Promoted Corporal, 6 February 1915.

Proceeded to join Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, 9 July 1915; joined regiment, Gallipoli, 14 July 1915; reverted to Private on arrival, 14 July 1915.

Died of wounds, Gallipoli, 20 July 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsTrue name: S.E. GORDON
SourcesNAA: B2455, COCHRANE John Neville

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