Frederick James COTTERELL MC

COTTERELL, Frederick James

Service Number: 45
Enlisted: 3 September 1914, Rosebery Park, New South Wales
Last Rank: Captain
Last Unit: 55th Infantry Battalion
Born: Birmingham, England, 12 June 1889
Home Town: Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Albert Road School, Aston, Birmingham
Occupation: Carter
Died: Killed in Action, France, 2 September 1918, aged 29 years
Cemetery: Herbecourt British Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

3 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 45, Rosebery Park, New South Wales
21 Dec 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 45, 6th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
21 Dec 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 45, 6th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Suevic, Sydney
15 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 45, 6th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
28 Nov 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 6th Light Horse Regiment
29 Nov 1915: Transferred AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 3rd Infantry Battalion
13 Feb 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 55th Infantry Battalion
16 Jul 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 55th Infantry Battalion
11 Nov 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Captain, 55th Infantry Battalion
26 Sep 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Captain, 55th Infantry Battalion, Polygon Wood
26 Sep 1917: Honoured Military Cross, Polygon Wood
26 Sep 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Captain, 55th Infantry Battalion, Polygon Wood, GSW (left shoulder)
2 Sep 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Captain, 55th Infantry Battalion, Mont St Quentin / Peronne

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