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Colin Campbell COUTTS

Regimental number2159
Place of birthMount Gambier South Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressMount Gambier, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinBrother, Mr Allan U Coutts, O B Flat, Mount Gambier, South Australia
Enlistment date3 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 12 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 3 April 1916 - 4th Rfcts 50th Bn; taken on strength, 43rd Bn, 25 October 1916; mortally wounded, 10 October 1917.
FateDied of wounds 12 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death29
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XX,)
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
136
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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