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Private William Cochrane

1st Battalion Seaforth Highlanders
Service No: 225

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Personal details

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).

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

Cemetery / Memorial Information

The Basra Memorial commemorates more than 40,500 members of the Commonwealth forces who died in the operations in Mesopotamia from the Autumn of 1914 to the end of August 1921 and whose graves are not known.

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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