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Regimental number3500
Place of birthEast Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolPrivate School, Victoria
OccupationDiamond cutter and setter
Address110 Wilson Street, Princes Hill, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Joseph Cohen, 110 Wilson Street, Princes Hill, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed as Sgt 60th Infantry Brigade, citizens Forces, Prince's Hill, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date9 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 March 1917
Place of death or woundingBapaume, Somme Sector, France
Age at death22.8
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialWarlencourt British Cemetery (Plot VI, Row J, Grave No. 24), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Olive COHEN, 202 Russell Street, Melbourne, Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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