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Augustine COTTER

Regimental number701
Place of birthNewcastle, New South Wales
SchoolSt Mary's, Newcastle, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressRailway Station, Fassifern, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 10"
Weight158 lbs
Next of kinFather, William James Cotter, Railway Station, Fassifern, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 November 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 November 1914
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A12 Saldanha on 5 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 28 June 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 37), Anzac, Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
5
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Rose COTTER, Fassifern, New South Wales.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Proceeded to join Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 15 May 1915.

Killed in action, Gallipoli, 28 June 1915; buried, 29 June 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, COTTER Augustine

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