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Benjamin James COCKERILL

Regimental number1053
Place of birthPimpama Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStockman
Addressc/o George Cockerill, storekeeper, Charters Towers, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinBrother, George Cockerill, storekeeper, Charters Towers, Queensland
Enlistment date6 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 12 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollImperial Camel Corps
FateReturned to Australia 21 January 1917
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Miscellaneous detailsSurname incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as CORKERILL.

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