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Francis Joseph Julian COTTON

Regimental number10267
Place of birthSwansea, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressSwansea, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, J Cotton, The Bend, Riversdale, Swansea, Tasmania
Enlistment date2 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameConvalescent Depot, Harefield Park, London, and Special Reinforcements (Feb 1915 - March 1916)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 21 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 6 September 1919
Discharge date16 December 1919
Other detailsServed four years 76 days. Three years 218 days abroad

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