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George Bernard COCKIN

Regimental number1331
Place of birthHalesowen, Worcestershire, England
SchoolGrammar School, Halesown, Worcestershire, England
Age on arrival in Australia19
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, George Cockin, Hillboro, Halseowen, Birmingham, England
Enlistment date30 November 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 11 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 15 May 1916
Place of death or woundingLone Pine, Gallipoli
Date of death8 August 1915
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Special Memorial C. 97), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
32
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Frances COCKIN, Melbourne Road, Halesowen, Birmingham, England

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