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William Henry COTTON

Regimental number2760
Place of birthBrimingham England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFitters labourer
Address11 North Avenue, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinWife, Mrs Norah Ann Cotton, 11 North Avenue, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name54th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/71/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Date of death18 July 1943

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