Arthur Raymond Humphreys COCHRANE

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COCHRANE, Arthur Raymond Humphreys

Service Number: 2578
Enlisted: 6 August 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 26th Infantry Battalion
Born: Miller's Point, NSW, 1880
Home Town: Byron Bay, Byron Shire, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in action, Pozieres, Somme Sector, France, 19 August 1916
Cemetery: Villers-Bretonneux Memorial
Memorials: Dunoon District War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

6 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2578, 26th Infantry Battalion
21 Oct 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2578, 26th Infantry Battalion
21 Oct 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2578, 26th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Seang Bee, Brisbane

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of John Humphrys and Mary COCHRANE

 

Mr. W. V. Cochrane, of Ewingsdale Pubic School, received a wire on Thursday conveying the sad news that his brother, Pte. Arthur Cochrane, had been killed in action between the dates 19th arid 22nd August, in France. Pte. Cochrane enlisted 15 months ago from Dunoon, in which centre he had lived, for several years." His father is at Wyong, and other members of the family are :—Sergt . and; Miss Cochrane, Wyong ; H A. J. Cochrane, Whian Wliian ; C. A. Cochrane, P.O.,' Casino ; and Mrs. W. J. Armstrong, Granuaille, Bangalow.

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