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George James COOTE

Regimental number3710
Place of birthNorth Melbourne Victoria
SchoolSt Killians, Bendigo, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address51 Raiilway Place, Newmarket, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs E M Coote, 51 Railway Place, Newmarket, Victoria
Enlistment date22 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 8 June 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death24
Place of burialEstaires Communal Cemetery (Plot II, Row V, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Ellen COOTE, 51 Railway Place, Newmarket, Melbourne
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3711 Pte George William COOTE, 6th Bn, returned to Australia, 4 May 1917; Cousin: 969 Driver Albert Edward TEAGLE, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade, died of wounds in France, 1 September 1917.

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