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Born in Ballarat, Grenville and a Wool blender by occupation, James Alexander Cock was 16 years and single when enlisted on the 10th of January 1916 in the 21st Battalion, 10th Reinforcement, Australian Imperial Force, with the rank of Private, Number 4083. His Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 'Wiltshire' on the 7th of March 1916. On the 1st of September 1916 admitted to Hospital for gunshot wound chest and shoulder, Rouen and transferred to 1st Auxiliary Hospital, England on the 25th of October 1916. Embarked return to Australia per H.T. Benalla ex Plymouth gunshot wound left shoulder on the 13th of February 1917. Disembarked at Melbourne on the 31st of March 1917 and discharged on the 7th of August 1917. Tree No. 1992