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William John COOTE

Regimental number1172
Place of birthLondon, England
Age on arrival in Australia29
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address4 Leyes Road Victoria Dock Road, Custom House, London E, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinFather, Robert Cotte, 4 Leyes Road Victoria Dock Road, Custom House, London E, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateKilled in Action 14 November 1918
Place of death or woundingBapaume, Somme Sector, France
Age at death35
Place of burialWarlencourt British Cemetery (Plot VI, Row A, Grave No. 30), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
172
Family/military connectionsNil

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