Arthur John Thomas Coss, 18961963 (aged 66 years)

Name
Arthur John Thomas Coss
Given names
Arthur John Thomas
Surname
Coss
Birth October 6, 1896 24 20
Text:

Name: Arthur John Thomas Coss Birth Date: 6 Oct 1896 Birth Place: Queensland Registration Year: 1896 Registration Place: Queensland, Australia Father: Patrick Coss Mother: Florence May Mould Page Number: 5321 Registration Number: 010332

Birth of a sisterMary Rose Anna Coss
May 6, 1900 (aged 3 years)
Text:

Name: Mary Rose Anna Coss Birth Date: 6 May 1900 Birth Place: Queensland Registration Year: 1900 Registration Place: Queensland, Australia Father: Patrick Coss Mother: Florence May Mould Page Number: 5321 Registration Number: 002907

Birth of a brotherMichael James Patrick Coss
August 29, 1905 (aged 8 years)
Text:

Name: Michael James Patrick Coss Birth Date: 29 Aug 1905 Birth Place: Queensland Registration Year: 1905 Registration Place: Queensland, Australia Father: Patrick Coss Mother: Florence May Mould Page Number: 5321 Registration Number: 011466

Birth of a brotherWilliam Henry Coss
June 14, 1909 (aged 12 years)
Text:

Name: William Henry Coss Birth Date: 14 Jun 1909 Birth Place: Queensland Registration Year: 1909 Registration Place: Queensland, Australia Father: Patrick Coss Mother: Florence May Mould Page Number: 5322 Registration Number: 012686

Military
World War I
November 20, 1915 (aged 19 years)

Note:

Arthur enlisted on 20 Nov 1915. His attestation papers reveal that he was a single motor driver of carpenter, aged 19, residing at Killarney South, Queensland, and of Roman Catholic faith. His next of kin was put as his mother, Florence May.

His rank on enlistment was Private. His unit was Machine Gun Company 11, Reinforcement 3. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 19 September 1916

He disembarked at Plymouth on 14 Nov 1916 and was transferred to a training depot at Grantham on 23 Nov 1916. On 17 Mar 1917, he was transferred to France. He was admitted to hospital in France on 3 May 1917 with syphilis and was discharged after 43 days.

He was found guilty of refusing to obey an order given by his superior officer and passing insulting remarks to his superior officer and was awarded 8 days forfeiture of his pay.

He was wounded in action on 7 Oct 1917 (see below) and admitted to hospital in France.

He was charged with absenting himself from the trenches at 4 pm till 6 pm on 12 Jan 1918. and sentenced to 90 days pay forfeiture, of which 10 days were remitted.

He was convicted of being absent without leave from 13 Apr 1918 until 19 Apr 1918 and awarded 60 days forfeiture of pay, with 7 days of the sentence remitted.

He was admitted to hospital in France with influenza on 7 Jul 1918, and returned to active service. He was admitted to hospital at Bulford England with VD (gonorreah) for 29 days.

He departed England on the transport ''Pakeha' and disembarked Melbourne for Brisbane. He was discharged from the AIF at Brisbane for disability - unreduced partial dislocation of head of left radius. He obtained this injury while standing in the doorway of a dugout. He got a fright by a shell burst and fell down into the dug out with his arm behind him. He wasn't evacuated but since then had a slight limitation of movement of the left elbow joint.

MarriageRhae HopeView this family
October 28, 1922 (aged 26 years)
Text:

Name: Arthur John Thomas Coss Spouse Name: Rhae Hope Marriage Date: 28 Oct 1922 Marriage Place: Queensland Registration Place: Queensland Registration Year: 1922 Registration Number: B031002 Page Number: 776

Death of a maternal grandfatherThomas Mould
April 17, 1927 (aged 30 years)
Text:

Name: George Thomas Mould Death Date: 17 Apr 1927 Death Place: Queensland Father's name: John Mould Mother's name: Elizabeth McPeak Registration Year: 1927 Registration Place: Queensland Registration Number: 002474 Page Number: 1256

Death of a maternal grandmotherRosanna Turner
May 27, 1932 (aged 35 years)
Text:

Name: Rosanna Mould Death Date: 27 May 1932 Death Place: Queensland Father's name: Turner Mother's name: Rosanna Registration Year: 1932 Registration Place: Queensland Registration Number: 002209 Page Number: 1168

Death of a fatherPatrick Coss
July 25, 1950 (aged 53 years)
Text:

Name: Patrick Coss Death Date: 25 Jul 1950 Death Place: Queensland Father's name: Michael Mother's name: Catherine Murphy Registration Year: 1950 Registration Place: Queensland Registration Number: B028057 Page Number: 490

Burial of a fatherPatrick Coss
July 26, 1950 (aged 53 years)
Text:

Surname COSS Given Names PATRICK Date of Birth Unrecorded Date of Death Unrecorded Age 77 Years Date of Service 26-07-1950 Service Type Burial Cemetery Details Cemetery Lutwyche Cemetery Address Gympie Road Lutwyche 4031 Phone 07 3403 8888 Location Details MON-5-97-28

Death of a motherFlorence May Mould
February 9, 1962 (aged 65 years)
Text:

Name: Florence May Coss Death Date: 09 Feb 1962 Death Place: Queensland Father's name: George Thomas Mould Mother's name: Rose Annie Turner Registration Year: 1962 Registration Place: Queensland Registration Number: B049647 Page Number: 593

Burial of a motherFlorence May Mould
February 12, 1962 (aged 65 years)
Text:

Surname COSS Given Names FLORENCE MAY Date of Birth Unrecorded Date of Death Unrecorded Age 85 Years Date of Service 12-02-1962 Service Type Burial Cemetery Details Cemetery Lutwyche Cemetery Address Gympie Road Lutwyche 4031 Phone 07 3403 8888 Location Details MON-5-97-28

Death June 1, 1963 (aged 66 years)
Text:

Name: Arthur John Thomas Coss Death Date: 01 Jun 1963 Death Place: Queensland Father's name: Patrick Mother's name: Florence May Mould Registration Year: 1963 Registration Place: Queensland Registration Number: B058846 Page Number: 592

Family with parents
father
18721950
Birth: September 2, 1872Northern Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia
Death: July 25, 1950Queensland, Australia
mother
Mould, Florence May (1876-1962)
18761962
Birth: 1876 28 30Mudgee, Central Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia
Death: February 9, 1962Queensland, Australia
Marriage
Marriage: April 23, 1896Queensland, Australia
6 months
himself
18961963
Birth: October 6, 1896 24 20Queensland, Australia
Death: June 1, 1963Queensland, Australia
4 years
younger sister
19001992
Birth: May 6, 1900 27 24Queensland, Australia
Death: October 6, 1992Queensland, Australia
5 years
younger brother
1905
Birth: August 29, 1905 32 29Queensland, Australia
Death:
4 years
younger brother
19091970
Birth: June 14, 1909 36 33Queensland, Australia
Death: April 1970Queensland, Australia
Family with Rhae Hope
himself
18961963
Birth: October 6, 1896 24 20Queensland, Australia
Death: June 1, 1963Queensland, Australia
wife
Marriage
Marriage: October 28, 1922Queensland, Australia
BirthAncestry.com. Australia Birth Index, 1788-1922 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.
Text:

Name: Arthur John Thomas Coss Birth Date: 6 Oct 1896 Birth Place: Queensland Registration Year: 1896 Registration Place: Queensland, Australia Father: Patrick Coss Mother: Florence May Mould Page Number: 5321 Registration Number: 010332

MilitaryUniversity of New South Wales. School of Humanities and Social Sciences. The AIF project: Australian ANZACS in the great war 1814-1918. [database on-line].
MilitaryWebsite - National Archives of Australia - Recordsearch
MarriageAncestry.com. Australia Marriage Index, 1788-1950 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.
Text:

Name: Arthur John Thomas Coss Spouse Name: Rhae Hope Marriage Date: 28 Oct 1922 Marriage Place: Queensland Registration Place: Queensland Registration Year: 1922 Registration Number: B031002 Page Number: 776

DeathAncestry.com. Australia Death Index, 1787-1985 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.
Text:

Name: Arthur John Thomas Coss Death Date: 01 Jun 1963 Death Place: Queensland Father's name: Patrick Mother's name: Florence May Mould Registration Year: 1963 Registration Place: Queensland Registration Number: B058846 Page Number: 592

Military

Arthur enlisted on 20 Nov 1915. His attestation papers reveal that he was a single motor driver of carpenter, aged 19, residing at Killarney South, Queensland, and of Roman Catholic faith. His next of kin was put as his mother, Florence May.

His rank on enlistment was Private. His unit was Machine Gun Company 11, Reinforcement 3. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 19 September 1916

He disembarked at Plymouth on 14 Nov 1916 and was transferred to a training depot at Grantham on 23 Nov 1916. On 17 Mar 1917, he was transferred to France. He was admitted to hospital in France on 3 May 1917 with syphilis and was discharged after 43 days.

He was found guilty of refusing to obey an order given by his superior officer and passing insulting remarks to his superior officer and was awarded 8 days forfeiture of his pay.

He was wounded in action on 7 Oct 1917 (see below) and admitted to hospital in France.

He was charged with absenting himself from the trenches at 4 pm till 6 pm on 12 Jan 1918. and sentenced to 90 days pay forfeiture, of which 10 days were remitted.

He was convicted of being absent without leave from 13 Apr 1918 until 19 Apr 1918 and awarded 60 days forfeiture of pay, with 7 days of the sentence remitted.

He was admitted to hospital in France with influenza on 7 Jul 1918, and returned to active service. He was admitted to hospital at Bulford England with VD (gonorreah) for 29 days.

He departed England on the transport ''Pakeha' and disembarked Melbourne for Brisbane. He was discharged from the AIF at Brisbane for disability - unreduced partial dislocation of head of left radius. He obtained this injury while standing in the doorway of a dugout. He got a fright by a shell burst and fell down into the dug out with his arm behind him. He wasn't evacuated but since then had a slight limitation of movement of the left elbow joint.