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Theodore Arthur COUTTS

Regimental number1713
Place of birthHorsham, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationClerk
AddressHorsham, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinUncle, J E O'Shea, Wimmera Hotel, Horsham, Victoria
Enlistment date27 April 1916
Place of enlistmentHorsham, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 27 April 1916 - 1st Rfcts 38 Btn; TOS, 38 Btn 12 May 1916; wounded at Messines 7 June 1917; Sgt 25 November 1917.
FateKilled in Action 30 November 1917
Place of death or woundingFlanders
Age at death25
Place of burialBerks Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row B, Grave No.27), (Rosenberg Plateau Plots), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
129
Family/military connectionsCousin: 1729 Lt Percival Richard COUTTS MM, 3rd Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 23 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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