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Regimental number2131
Place of birthLondon England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressHospital for Insance, Claremont, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, William Cottage, Rockford, England
Enlistment date26 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 1 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 6 November 1916
Date of death6 November 1916
Place of burialDartmoor Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 48), Becordel-Becourt, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Harriett COTTAGE, 'Punch Bowl', Paglesham, Rochford, England.
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1731 Pte Cyril George COTTAGE, 51st Bn, died of wounds, 19 August 1916.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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