John Vernon COBCROFT

COBCROFT, John Vernon

Service Numbers: 1548, N273097
Enlisted: 29 September 1915
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: Australian Army Pay Corps (AMF)
Born: Scone, New South Wales, Australia, 21 September 1882
Home Town: Summer Hill, Ashfield, New South Wales
Schooling: Muswellbrook Grammar School, Maitland High School and Sydney Grammar School, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Rubber Planter
Died: Natural causes, St Marys, New South Wales, Australia, 6 November 1948, aged 66 years
Cemetery: Rookwood Cemetery & Crematorium
Cremated
Memorials: Maitland High School Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

29 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, SN 1548
9 Aug 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 54th Infantry Battalion
31 Oct 1917: Involvement 54th Infantry Battalion
31 Oct 1917: Embarked 54th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Sydney
23 Apr 1918: Transferred AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 1st Infantry Battalion
15 May 1918: Promoted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 1st Infantry Battalion
15 May 1919: Embarked AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 1st Infantry Battalion, HT Ypiringa, England for return to Australia - disembarking Melbourne 5 July 1919, then by rail to Sydney, arriving 6 July 1919.
30 Jul 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 1st Infantry Battalion

World War 2 Service

21 Jul 1941: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), SN N273097, Australian Army Pay Corps (AMF), Corporal
31 Aug 1945: Discharged Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), SN N273097, Australian Army Pay Corps (AMF), Sergeant

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