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Private William Cochrane

1st Battalion Seaforth Highlanders
Service No: 225

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Personal details

Born / Resided

Coatbridge / 37 Whifflet St, Coatbridge


Killed in Action 05/11/1917 Persian Gulf


Hamilton 1914


Clifton Iron Works / Reservist



Buried / Remembered

Basra Memorial, Iraq

Family Information

Williams older brother Sergeant John Cochrane was Killed in Action on the 25/03/1918 at the Somme (see index). His cousin Private George Cummings of the 12th Battalion Highland Light Infantry Died of Wounds on the 20/05/1916 aged 27 (see index).

Additional Information

William was a Reservist and spent 2 years in India. Also remembered on the St Johns Church Roll of Honour (see photos)

  Medal Index Card  newspaper clipping  remembered at home

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