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Thomas Francis COTTER

Regimental number4634
Place of birthQueanbeyan New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressNaomi, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellen Cotter, Tharwa, via Queanbeyan, New South Wales
Enlistment date8 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 25 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Meritorious Service Medal


Recommendation date: 24 September 1918

Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of diphtheria. Enlisted 8 September 1916 - 12th Rfcts 30 Btn; TOS, 22 MG Coy 17 October 1917; temp. sgt 5 October 1918.
FateDied of disease 7 December 1918
Age at death22
Place of burialPramont British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row A, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
175
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 119
Date: 17 October 1919

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