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Oscar Cedric BOTTCHER

Regimental number6128
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressBranxholm, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Oscar W Bottcher, Branxholm, Tasmania
Previous military service40th Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date6 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Reinforcement 12
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 31 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Hobart Garden of Remembrance
Date of death1 January 1965

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