Douglas Gerald COHEN

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COHEN, Douglas Gerald

Service Numbers: 891, 427
Enlisted: 12 January 1915, Perth, Western Australia
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 3rd Field Company Engineers
Born: Percydale, Victoria , 1892
Home Town: Perth, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Carpenter
Died: Killed in Action, France, 20 July 1916
Cemetery: Becourt Military Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, WA Jewish War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

12 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 891, Perth, Western Australia
8 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 891, 3rd Field Company Engineers, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
8 Apr 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 891, 3rd Field Company Engineers, HMAT Star of England, Brisbane
12 Mar 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 3rd Field Company Engineers
20 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 427, 3rd Field Company Engineers, Fromelles (Fleurbaix)

Family Details


Doulas Cohen was born in 1892 at Percydale, Victoria. He later moved to Perth, Western Australia with some family members.
He was the son of Annie Kersel and Henry Moses Cohen, and brother to Elsie May Cohen, Bertha Cohen, Ruby Jane Cohen, Annie Cohan, Agnus Cohen, Rolf Edward Cohen, Frederick John Cohen, Henry Cohen and Rossana Cohen

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Biography contributed by Gregory Hawkins

Doulas Cohen was born in 1892 at Percydale, Victoria. He later moved to Perth, Western Australia with some family members.
He was the son of Annie Kersel and Henry Moses Cohen, and brother to Elsie May Cohen, Bertha Cohen, Ruby Jane Cohen, Annie Cohan, Agnus Cohen, Rolf Edward Cohen, Frederick John Cohen, Henry Cohen and Rossana Cohen