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Eric Roland COTTERILL

Regimental number365
Date of birth21 January 1892
Place of birthPaddington, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolPaddington Superior Public School, Fort Street High, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationWarehouseman
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Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs George S Cotterill, Edward Street, Young, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed 3 years as a Naval Cadet and 2 in Naval Reserve.
Enlistment date21 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name13th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
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2nd Lieutenant


Unit: 13th Battalion
Promotion date: 8 May 1915

FateKilled in Action 9 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialQuinn's Post Cemetery (Row D, Grave No 6), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
68
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George Townsend Cotterill and Dora Gifford COTTERILL, Campbelltown, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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