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Edward Sydney Roy COTTON

Regimental number62541
Date of birth17 December 1903
Place of birthNaracoorte, South Australia
AddressGoodwood, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation19.5
Height5' 8"
Weight165 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs G C Cotton, Peterborough, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in the Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date24 May 1918
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th General Service Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A36 Boonah on 22 October 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)missing page
Discharge date31 January 1919
Other details

War service: troopship recalled owing to cessation of hostilities; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 31 January 1919.

Medal: British War Medal

Also served in World War II: Service No SX1138
SourcesNAA: B2455, COTTON Edward Sydney Roy

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