|Place of birth||Paddington, New South Wales|
|School||Nowra Public School, New South Wales|
|Address||Rockleigh Street, Croydon, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||24|
|Next of kin||Father, W.J. Wotton, c/o Co-Operative Stores, Cessnock, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Served for 2 years in the Senior Cadets.|
|Place of enlistment||Liverpool, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||3rd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/20/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||5th Machine Gun Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Age at death from cemetery records||25|
|Place of burial||Rue-Du-Bois Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 31), Fleurbaix, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: William James and Jessie WOTTON|
|Family/military connections||Brother: 4354 2nd Corporal Raymond WOTTON, 3rd Bn, returned to Australia, 12 April 1919.|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Allotted to and proceeded to join 53rd Bn, Tel el Kebir, 16 February 1916.
Transferred to 14th Machine Gun Company, 11 March 1916.
Admitted to 14th Field Ambulance, 24 March 1916 (not yet diagnosed); transferred to No 2 Australian Stationary Hospital, 25 March 1916; discharged to duty, 31 March 1916 (influenza); rejoined unit, Ferry Post, 7 April 1916.
Embarked Alexandri to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 19 July 1916.
Killed in action, 19 July 1916.
Buried Rue du Bois Cemetery; reported by Rev. J.P. Guilbert.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, WOTTON Cyril Rupert|