Harold Arthur COUTTS

Regimental number6977
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
Address51 Thomas Street, Windsor, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Height5' 4.5"
Weight122 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs L M Coutts, 21 Napier Street, Essendon, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected for AIF enlistment on account of deficient chest measurement)
Enlistment date24 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 October 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 July 1919
Discharge date13 October 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Prinz Ludwig', 10 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 5 September 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 13 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death19 February 1953
Age at death63
Place of burialRuru Cemetery, Christchurch, New Zealand
SourcesNAA: B2455, COUTTS Harold Arthur