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Vernon John Gordon COUTTIE

Regimental number828
Date of birth7 May 1891
Place of birthBallarat Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address45 Armstrong Street, Middle Park, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs Lillie Couttie, 6 Union Street, Windsor, Victoria
Enlistment date23 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name14th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: 46th Battalion
Promotion date: 27 May 1915

Temporary Lieutenant

Unit: 46th Battalion
Promotion date: 19 August 1915


Promotion date: 12 March 1916

FateReturned to Australia 20 December 1917
Other details

Played one game for St Kilda Football Club, 1914.

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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