|Place of birth||Shadwell, London, England|
|School||Council School, Brandelow Road, Putney, London, England|
|Age on arrival in Australia||20|
|Address||11 Charles Street, Enmore, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||25|
|Next of kin||Father, F J Cottle, 1 Blacket Street, Putney, London, England|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Randwick, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||2nd Battalion, F Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/19/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A23 Suffolk on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||54th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Near Armentieres, France|
|Age at death||27|
|Age at death from cemetery records||27|
|Place of burial||Rue-Petillon Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row K, Grave No. 9), France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Frederick and Mary COTTLE, 1 Blackett Street, Putney, London, England|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 5 April 1916.
Wounded in action, Gallipoli, 8 August 1915 (bruised back); admitted to No 24 Casualty Clearing Station, Mudros, 11 August 1915; discharged, 22 September 1916 (Class A); rejoined unit, Mudros, 24 September 1915.
Admitted to No 3 Field Ambulance, Gallipoli, 11 November 1915 (gastritis); transferred to Australian Casualty Clearing Station, Gallipoli, 14 November 1915; to No 2 Australian Stationary Hospital, Mudros, 18 November 1915; discharged to Base Details, Mudros, 17 December 1915 (Class A); marched in to ANZAC Advanced Base Details, Mudros, 1 January 1916; transported to rejoin unit, 7 January 1916; disembarked Alexandria, 10 January 1916 (general Gallipoli evacuation); rejoined 2nd Bn, Tel el Kebir, 11 January 1916.
Transferred to 54th Bn, 14 February 1916; joined 54th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 16 February 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Killed in action, 19/20 July 1916.
Buried at Eaton Hall Cemetery by Reverend James Green 20 July1916.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, COTTLE Archibald Percy|