Ernest Henry Melmott COHEN

Regimental number12/1048
Other NamesDRUMMOND, Ernest
AddressSumner Street, Ponsonby, Auckland
Marital statusSingle
Next of kinL Levy, Solicitor, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Rank on embarkationPrivate
Enlistment statusVolunteer
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, Main Body, Auckland Infantry Battalion
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on 16 October 1914
The Auckland Infantry Battalion in the Main Body left New Zealand on board two ships, HMNZT 8 ('Star of India') and HMNZT 12 ('Waimana'). It is not possible from the Nominal Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Final rankSergeant
Final unitAuckland Infantry Battalion
FateDied of wounds 10 August 1915
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsEmbarkation Pier Cemetery (Special Memorial B53), Gallipoli, Turkey
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Served as DRUMMOND. Parents: Mr and Mrs L H Cohen, Darley Chambers, 156 King Street, Sydney, Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body

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