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Regimental number5080
Place of birthDonald Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWool scourer
Address37 Noone Street, Clifton Hill, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Burkett, 37 Noone Street, Clifton Hill, Victoria
Enlistment date26 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 5079 Pte Alfred Oswald COTTINGHAM, 59th Bn, returned to Australia, 15 May 1919; 1583 Pte Richard COTTINGHAM, 8th Bn, returned to Australia, 9 December 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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