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Cohen, Edward King (1895–1918)

This entry is from Obituaries Australia

Driver Edward (King) Cohen, son of Mr. Samuel G. Cohen, of Kingston-street, Camperdown, and late of Gunnedah, was killed in France on March 30. He was 22 years of age and was employed as a miller by Messrs. Gillespie Brothers. He went to the front with his brother, Raphael, and his cousin, Edward Jones, who are still fighting in France.

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'Cohen, Edward King (1895–1918)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://labouraustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/cohen-edward-king-22183/text32066, accessed 26 May 2022.

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Life Summary [details]

Birth

8 November, 1895
Gunnedah, New South Wales, Australia

Death

30 March, 1918 (aged 22)
France

Cause of Death

killed in action

Religious Influence
Occupation
Military Service