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George Edward COTTERELL

Place of birthNorwood South Australia
SchoolGuildford Grammar and Claremont State School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressPerth, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs Edith Naomi Cotterell, c/o Mrs G Rann, 7 Gordon Street, West Perth, Western Australia
Previous military serviceColour sgt in Commonwealth Military Forces WA 11th A I Regiment
Enlistment date17 April 1916
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name28th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Albany, Western Australia, on board HMAT A16 Port Melbourne on 24 July 1917
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 October 1918
Place of death or woundingBullicourt, France
Age at death28.8
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialHargicourt British Cemetery (Plot I, Row L, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Herbert and Mary COTTERELL; husband of Edith COTTERELL, 7 Gordon Street, West Perth, Western Australia. Native of South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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