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Sydney Harold COOTES

Regimental number2461
Place of birth'Bondi' near Bombala, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCheesemaker
AddressCathcart, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Samuel Cootes, Cathcart, New South Wales
Enlistment date12 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A39 Port Macquarie on 26 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 13 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Elizabeth COOTES
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death2 October 1932
Age at death36
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, New South Wales

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