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John Doughty COOKSON

Regimental number589
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o Stone Keeper, Enfield Park Railway, Enfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Cookson, Midland Cottage, Rose Green Road, St Georges, Bristol, England
Enlistment date11 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameNaval and Military Expeditionary Force, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/112/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 19 August 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll59949
Rank from Nominal RollCompany Sergeant Major
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateDischarged 3 September 1919
Medals

Distinguished Conduct Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette'
Date: 14 December 1916

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