The AIF Project

John William COTTER

Regimental number1680
Place of birthGlenrowan Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBushman
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, John Cotter, Glenrowan, Victoria
Enlistment date1 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 14 October 1917

Bar to Military Medal


Recommendation date: 13 September 1918

FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 76
Date: 23 May 1918

Date of death7 August 1957
Place of burialAlbury Old Cemetery

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