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Bacchus Marsh
Avenue of Honour

Driver James Cosgrove

1885
Born
17/6/1915
Enlisted in the AIF, 9th Reinforcements, 8th Light Horse Regiment
27/9/1915
Embarked aboard the HMAT A20 Hororata
Disembarked in Egypt, probably in October or November - whether he served at Gallipoli is not known; the 8th Light Horse was certainly there.
11/1/1916
To hospital sick - mumps - Egypt
1/3/1916
Transferred to 3rd Light Horse Reserve Regiment
1/4/1916
Transferred to the 12th Field Artillery Brigade, 45th Battery - mustered Gunner
1/6/1916
Embarked from Egypt for England
1/12/1916
Proceed overseas to France - with the 4th Divisional Ammunition Column - mustered Driver
5/1/1917
Transferred to the 11th Field Artillery Brigade, 42nd Battery
5/7/1917
To hospital sick - Trench Fever
14/7/1917
Transferred to hospital in England
14/8/1917
Discharged to Depot
13/3/1918
Rejoin 11th Field Artillery Brigade in France
8/1/1919
Return to England
19/3/1919 - 28/3/1919
To hospital sick
10/4/1919
Embark for Australia aboard the Medic
31/5/1919
Returned to Australia
18/11/1919
Discharged from the AIF

Last updated by lee, Sat, 28 Aug 2021 11:27:33