The AIF Project


Regimental number533
Place of birthEdinburgh, Scotland
SchoolPortobello Higher Grade, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia17
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMrs S Cockburn, 15 Carlton Street, Leederville, Western Australia
Enlistment date16 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A47 Mashobra on 17 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll265
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd FCDiv Engineers
FateDied of wounds 8 July 1917
Place of death or woundingBray, Somme Sector, France
Age at death23

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