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George Warner COTTERRELL

Regimental number2352
Place of birthBirmingham, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressSpalding, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24.10
Height5' 7.5"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs Kate Mitchell, 36 Fisher Terrace, Mile End, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/17/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A55 Itria on 14 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 1 June 1917, 5th Pioneer Bn, 4th Reinforcements; Taken on strength, 5th Pioneer Bn, 20 September 1917; mortally wounded 30 September 1917.
FateDied of wounds 30 September 1917
Place of death or woundingFlanders
Age at death26
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XX, Row C, Grave No 8), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
174
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, COTTERRELL George Warner

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