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Herbert John COTTERELL

Regimental number1168
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTram conductor
AddressAdelaide, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 9"
Weight132 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Helena Alice Cotterell, 84 Halifax Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 5 years in the 6th Bn, Gloucester Regiment, Territorial Force; 4.5 months in the AIF: discharged as medically unfit.
Enlistment date16 March 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 December 1917
Miscellaneous detailsWife's name incorrected recorded on Embarkation Roll as Helina.
Date of death8 April 1924
SourcesNAA: B2455, COTTERELL Herbert John

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