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William George COSSEY

Regimental number16104
Place of birthBurnside South Australia
OccupationSteam hammer driver
AddressHindley Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, W J Cossey, 44 Albert Street, Goodwood, South Australia
Enlistment date13 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 12, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/39/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 1 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 16757 Pte Leonard Cole COSSEY, 5th Field Ambulance; no details of fate entered on Nominal Roll.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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