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Walter D COTTON

Regimental number1694
Place of birthCollingwood Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMargarine maker
Addressc/o Mrs Smithwick, Eltham Street, Newmarket, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinSister, Miss Mabel Cotton, c/o Mrs Smithwick, Eltham Street, Newmarket, Victoria
Enlistment date30 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 29 October 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1694A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Tunnelling Company
FateReturned to Australia 4 July 1919
Date of death13 March 1952
Place of burialHeidelberg Cemetery

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