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Charles James COOTES

Regimental number2617
Place of birthBombala, New South Wales
SchoolState School
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCathcart via Bombala, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, S Cootes, Cathcart via Bombala, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 3 April 1917
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 17), Ovillers-La-Boiselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Elizabeth COOTES, Cathcart, New South Wales. Native of Bombala, New South Wales
Other detailsSon of Samuel Charles Cootes

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