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Richard COTTER

Regimental number2884
Place of birthFermoy, Co Cork, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBarman
Address140 Wellington Street, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 8"
Next of kinFather, John Cotter, Rathcorinac, Co Cork, Ireland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date12 July 1916
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 June 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Somali', 1 June 1919; disembarked Fremantle, 8 July 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Perth, 18 August 1919.
Date of death6 November 1937
SourcesNAA: B2455, COTTER Richard

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