Louden Park COCHRANE

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COCHRANE, Louden Park

Service Number: 2990
Enlisted: 26 April 1916, Blackboy Hill, WA
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 10th Light Horse Regiment
Born: County Down, Ireland, 1893
Home Town: Darkan, West Arthur, Western Australia
Schooling: Ireland, County Down
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in action, Palestine, 8 November 1917
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Boyup Brook War Memorial, Jerusalem Memorial, Kojonup RSL War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

26 Apr 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2990, 10th Light Horse Regiment, Blackboy Hill, WA
4 Nov 1916: Involvement Private, SN 2990, 10th Light Horse Regiment, Third Ypres
4 Nov 1916: Embarked Private, SN 2990, 10th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Bakara, Adelaide
8 Nov 1917: Involvement Trooper, SN 2990, 10th Light Horse Regiment, Third Ypres

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Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts

Louden Park COCHRANE was born in County Down, Ireland in 1893

His parents were John Wilcott COCHRANE & Margaret PARK - his father was born in North Berwick, Scotland & his mother in Rathfriland, Ireland and they immigrated to Baltimore, USA and later came to Western Australia in 1908

Louden enlisted in Blackboy Hill, Western AUstralia on 26th April, 1916 and embarked with the 10th Light Horse Regiment, 22nd Reinforcements on 4th November, 1916 from Adelaide on the HMAT Bakara

He was Killed in Action in Palestine on 8th November, 1917 - his name is memorialised on the Australian War Memorial, the Jerusalem Memorial & the Roll of Honour in Perth WA

Medals:  British War Medal & Victory Medal

 

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