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Nicholas Thomas Cosgrove

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Portrait of Sergeant Nicholas Thomas Cosgrove. Image sourced from Imperial War Museums' 'Bond of Sacrifice' collection. ©IWM HU 120400

Portrait of Sergeant Nicholas Thomas Cosgrove. Image sourced from Imperial War Museums' 'Bond of Sac …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Nicholas Thomas AWMM
  • Surname
    Cosgrove AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 903 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Pre 19 August 1914 AWMM Radnor, Mona Road, Darling Point, Sydney, New South Wales AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Miss M J Cosgrove, Radnor, Mona Road, Darling Point, New South Wales AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 19 August 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 903 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 19 August 1914 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Age 34 AWMM
    Engine driver/Civilian Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 10" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      159 lb AWMM
    • 12 Aug 1915 {Age 35} AWMMKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (Gallipoli Campaign), 5 April 1915.
    Appointed Lance Corporal, 1 May 1915.
    Promoted Corporal, 23 June 1915.
    Promoted Sergeant, 1 August 1915.
    Reported missing, 6-12 August 1915.
    Court of Enquiry, held in the field in France, 5 June 1916, declared fate to be 'Killed in action, 6-12 August 1915'.
    Erroneous report, Red Cross File No 0810411F: 'Died of wounds, 12 August 1915, on board HS 'Sicilia'. Buried in Chatby Cemetery, Alexandria. Grave 2222.' AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    12 August 1915 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Age 35 AWMM
    Lone PineGallipoli Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    No known grave AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Lone Pine Memorial, Lone Pine Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey (Panel 7) AWMM
    • Panel 35 Australian War Memorial Canberra Public - Peter - Researcher - 15 October 2017 - on-line

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Sources

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15 October 2017PeterNelson, New ZealandResearcher

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