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Born in Ballarat, Grenville and a Tailor Occupation, Joseph Henry Cohen was 26 years and single when enlisted on the 20th of March 1915 in the 24th Battalion, B Company, Australian Imperial Force, with the rank of Private, Number 397. His Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 'Euripides' on the 10th of May 1915. Returned to Australia the 13th of April 1919. Admitted to Hospital Ferry Post East on the 9th of April 1916; admitted to No. 3 Auxiliary Hospital M.C. Appendix Sear; Promoted Corporal by A.D.M.S. 5th Australian Division; accidently injured playing football, soldier to blame (dislocated left internal semilural cartledge of knee) on the 17th of March 1917. Marched into A.G.B.D. ex Hospital. On the 28th of May 1917 embarked for UK with A.M.C. details per 'CORSICAN' and to be Sergeant H.M.T.S. 'CORSICAN'. Embarked return to Australia per 'Commonwealth' on the 13th of April 1919. Disembarked on the 8th of June1919 and discharged on the 8th of August 1919 with the Termination of Period of Enlistment. Tree No. 435