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Stanley Cochrane


5th Battalion

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Fraxinus Americana
  • Planted By: Mr. E. H. Price
  • Plaque: 516

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Born in Ballarat, Victoria and a Motorman by occupation, Stanley Cochrane was 29 years and married when enlisted on the 17th of August 1914 in the 5th Battalion, B Company, Australian Imperial Force, with the rank of Private, Number 203. His Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 'Orvieto' on the 21st of October 1914. Admitted to No. 1 Australian General Hospital, Heliopolis on the 30th of April 1915 with injury to back at Dardanelles; admitted to convalescent camp, Holouan; boarded grand Hotel (awaiting transport), Holouan on the 17th of July 1915. from Sailed from Suez per H Ship 'Hororata' for change for return to Australia on the 29th of July 1915. Disembarked at Melbourne Injury to Back on the 25th of August 1915 and Discharged from the 3rd Military District on the 13th of March 1916. Tree No. 516

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour