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Harry Edward COSGROVE

Regimental number6096
Place of birthParramatta, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address477 Glenmore Road, Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 7.25"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinFather, P H Cosgrove, 477 Glenmore Road, Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceCitizen Military Forces
Enlistment date12 April 1915
Place of enlistmentPaddington, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameInfantry Brigade 5, 15th Company, Army Service Corps
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/103/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Company, Australian Army Service Corps
FateDied of wounds 27 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialEmbarkation Pier Cemetery (Special Memorial B. 44), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Rookwood Cemetery, Sydney, New South Wales. Name recorded as Henry Ed COSGROVE. Parents: Patrick H. [Patrick M. on headstone] (d. 19 August 1936, aged 79; bu. Rookwood) and Anne (d. 18 March 1948, aged 85; bu. Rookwood) COSGROVE
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Taken on strength, 15th Company, Australian Army Service Corps, 15 May 1915.

Embarked for Dardanelles, 16 August 1915; admitted to 16th Casualty Clearing Station, Gallipoli, 27 August 1915 (gun shot wound, head perforating); died of wounds, 27 August 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, COSGROVE Harry Edward

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