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Regimental number530
Date of birth--/09/1888
Place of birthAlexandra, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationAuctioneer's assistant
AddressCrystal Creek, Alexandra, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, George Arthur Cookson, Alexandra, Anglesey, England
Enlistment date4 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: INF60
Promotion date: 4 October 1916

FateReturned to Australia 8 November 1918

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