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Joseph TROTTER

Regimental number3942
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressCosmopolitan Hotel, Erskineville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Trotter, Charles Street, Erskineville, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 8 May 1917
Place of death or woundingRouen, France`
Age at death21
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block P, Plot II, Row L, Grave No. 9B), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
92
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John James and Jemima TROTTER, 21 Enmore Road, Marrickville, New South Wales. Native of Sydney
Family/military connectionsBrother: C.A.M.S. John Trotter, 9th Field Engineers. Brother: Sap. Colin Trotter, 9th Field Engineers. Brother: Corporal William H. Trotter, B , 2nd Battalion.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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