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John Robert COSGROVE

Regimental number242
Place of birthYea Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBank clerk
AddressRaglan Street, Yea, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMrs K.A. Cosgrove, Raglan Street, Yea, Victoria
Enlistment date26 August 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
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

'Work at Broodseinde Ridge on 4 October 1917.'
Recommendation date: 14 October 1917

FateReturned to Australia 24 September 1918

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 76
Date: 23 May 1918

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