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Basil John Manning COCKING

Regimental number1999
Place of birthMillswood, South Australia
AddressMillswood, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, John Mark Cocking, Malcolm Street, Millswood, South Australia
Enlistment date11 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 7 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother-in-law: Lt Eric Harding CHINNER, 32nd Bn, died of wounds, 19 July 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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