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Richard COTTON

Regimental number2043
Place of birthDerby Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressLottah, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinAdopted Parent, A Cotton, Ringarooma, Tasmania
Enlistment date26 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 23 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 September 1919

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