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John COTTER

Regimental number15101
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationClerk
AddressHorsham, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, D Cotter, 2 McPherson Street, Moonee Ponds, Victoria
Enlistment date15 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name14th Australian General Hospital
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/101/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 29 July 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 1 August 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 12 August 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 19 August 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 22 August 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board RMS Mooltan on 28 August 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Kashgar on 2 September 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Kashgar on 5 September 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A1 Kymettus on 12 September 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A25 Anglo Egyptian on 19 September 1916
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Second Supplement No. 30474 (14 January 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 76 (23 May 1918).

Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Family/military connectionsBrother: 15100 Pte Denis COTTER, 4th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 26 September 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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