The AIF Project


Regimental number3167
Place of birthHelsingfors Finland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressNorth Arm, North Coast Line, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinMother, Mrs Maria Kotkamaa, North Arm, North Coast Line, Queensland
Enlistment date18 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 22 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 August 1917
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialDerry House Cemetery No. 2 (Plot H, Row A, Grave No. 5), Wytschaete, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frans Jon KOTKAMAA and Maria KOTKAMAA. Native of Finland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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