Andrew (Andy) COCHRANE

COCHRANE, Andrew

Service Number: 1130
Enlisted: 15 December 1914, Holsworthy, New South Wales
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 6th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, 22 April 1888
Home Town: Belmore, Canterbury, New South Wales
Schooling: Sydney Grammar School
Occupation: Tobacconist
Died: Natural causes, Sydney, New South Wales, 21 April 1969, aged 80 years
Cemetery: Northern Suburbs Memorial Gardens and Crematorium, NSW
Ashes scattered and a plaque mounted at WW1 Memorial Gardens, Rookwood Cemetery.
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World War 1 Service

15 Dec 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1130, Holsworthy, New South Wales
7 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1130, 6th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
7 Jun 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1130, 6th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Chilka, Sydney
25 Oct 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1130, 6th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
8 Feb 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 1130, 6th Light Horse Regiment
19 Oct 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 1130, 6th Light Horse Regiment

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"...1130 Trooper Andrew Cochrane, 6th Light Horse Regiment, of Sydney, NSW. Pte Cochrane enlisted on 6 December 1914 and embarked aboard HMAT Chilka on 7 June 1915... He was promoted to corporal and returned to Australia on 27 June 1919." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)