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Place of birthWirrabara, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMedical practitioner
AddressNorth Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28.6
Height5' 9.5"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs H L Cockburn, c/o Mr Spencer-Robinson, Dudley Avenue, Roseville, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameMedical Officers
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corp
FateReturned to Australia 13 April 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Suffolk', 12 April 1919 (duty medical officer); appointment terminated (discharged), 19 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, COCKBURN Patrick

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