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Herbert Vincent COTTELL

Regimental number607
Place of birthMackay Queensland
SchoolWest End State School, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStore keeper
AddressTownsville, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Herbert Vincent Cottell, Ahearne Street, Hermit Park, Townsville, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets
Enlistment date11 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 18 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWounded on the Somme sector; died at Rouen Hospital, France
FateDied of wounds 4 September 1918
Place of death or woundingSomme sector, France
Age at death20.11
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block Q, Plot V, Row F, Grave No. 15), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Herbert and Hannah COTTELL, Cleveland Street, Coorparoo, Queensland. Native of Mackay, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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