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Walter Georger COSGRIFF

Regimental number18
Place of birthSouth Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address195 Danks Street, Albert Park, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Phoebe Cosgriff, 195 Danks Street, Albert Park, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date4 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentArmourer Sergeant
Unit name37th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 3 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollStaff Sergeant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Ordnance Corps
FateReturned to Australia 8 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1667 Sergeant Ernest COSGRIFF, Australian Army Pay Corps, returned to Australia, 28 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 September 1949
Place of burialBrighton General Cemetery

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