|Place of birth||Auckland, New Zealand|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||21.11|
|Next of kin||Mother, Beatrice Otto, Auckland, New Zealand|
|Previous military service||Served in the Naval Cadets, New Zealand.|
|Place of enlistment||Cootamundra, New South Wales|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Sergeant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||2nd Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 1 December 1915; taken on strength, 13th Field Bakery, Imbros, 8 December 1915.
Disembarked Alexandria from Mudros, 3 January 1916 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 23 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 30 March 1916.
Transferred to 1st Field Bakery (date not recorded).
Found guilty, 30 April 1916, of when on Active Service (1) being drunk; (2) violently resisting the Military Police and striking Lance Corporal Egan attached to the MF Police: awarded (charge 1) forfeiture of 7 days' pay; charge (2) 21 days confined to barracks and forfeiture of 14 days' pay.
Admitted to 10th General Hospital, 9 May 1916 (gonorrhoea); transferred to 9th Stationary Hospital, 10 May 1916; discharged to 1st Australian Division Base Depot, Etaples, 5 June 1916; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 28 days.
Transferred to England, 22 January 1917.
Marched in to 1st Australian Division Base Depot, Etaples, 8 February 1917.
Transferred to 2nd Bn from 13th Company, AASC, 2 August 1917; taken on strength, in the field, 19 August 1917.
On leave to United Kingdom, 2 September 1917; rejoined Bn from leave, 16 September 1917.
Appointed Lance Corporal, 24 November 1917.
Detached to School of Instruction, 2 December 1917; rejoined Bn, in the field, 9 December 1917.
Detached to School of Instruction, 21 December 1917; rejoined Bn, in the field, 1 February 1918.
Admitted to 2nd Australian Field Ambulance, 5 June 1918 (syphilis), and transferred to No 4 Stationary Hospital; to No 7 General Hospital, Wimereux, 15 June 1918; to No 7 Convalescent Depot, Wimereux, 27 June 1918 (debility after syphilis); discharged to Base Depot, Havre, 3 August 1918; rejoined Bn, in the field, 16 August 1918.
Promoted Corporal, 30 August 1918.
Promoted Temporary Sergeant, 30 September 1918.
On leave to United Kingdom, 9 October 1918; rejoined Bn from leave, 27 October 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Kanowna', 28 August 1919; disembarked Sydney, 26 October 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 26 December 1919.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||Name does not appear on Embarkation Roll.|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, OTTO Robert|