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Frederick James COCKS

Regimental number918
Place of birthLong Gully, Bendigo, Victoria
SchoolKalgoorlie Central State School, Western Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLocomotive fireman
AddressLeederville, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Cocks, 17 Brisbane Street, Perth, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in Home Defence.
Enlistment date9 January 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 January 1917
Rank on enlistment2nd Corporal
Unit nameRailway Unit, Section 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number15/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 29 January 1917
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Australian Light Railway Operating Company
FateDied of disease 4 December 1918
Place of death or woundingMarquille, France
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialDon Communal Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 9),France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
26
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Elizabeth and the late James Alfred COCKS, 8 Minnie Street, Leederville, Western Australia. Native of Bendigo, Victoria
Miscellaneous detailsSee 2801 Frederick James COCKS for first period of service.

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