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William COTTIER

Regimental number6787A
Place of birthRoma, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressKangaroo Point, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 7.5"
Weight120 lbs
Next of kinFather, W. Cottier, 26 Neville Street, Kangaroo Point, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil (exempt area under Compulsory Military Training scheme); previously rejected for AIF enlistment on account of 'under standard chest'.
Enlistment date29 March 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 March 1917
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 20th Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 21 November 1917
Regimental number from Nominal Roll6787
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 September 1919
Discharge date18 December 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Denison', 25 September 1919; disembarked Sydney, 12 November 1919; discharged, Brisbane, 18 December 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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