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Albert Amos COTTON

Regimental number1586
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolFlinders Street Public School, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSalesman
AddressFitzroy Avenue, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMrs J Cotton, South Sydney Women's Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date9 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameLight Trench Mortar Battery, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/130/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 9 November 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)missing page
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialNoreuil Australian Cemetery (Row F, Grave No. 22), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
88
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Janet COTTON, 24 Moncur Street, Marrickville, New South Wales

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