William George COTT


COTT, William George

Service Number: WX2936
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 2nd/16th Infantry Battalion
Born: Not yet discovered
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed in action, Papua, 8 September 1942, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Northam Fallen, Northam WW2 Memorial
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Sergeant, SN WX2936, 2nd/16th Infantry Battalion


The details provided are taken from the book "1000 Men at War" the history of the 2nd/16th Infantry Battalion, published 1959, refer to page 87. William was born at Northam WA 29th Nov 1908, and prior to the war he was a labourer of Victoria Park WA. He served with the 2nd/16th Inf Bn, and rose to the rank of Sergeant. Unfortunately, he was Killed in Action 8th Sept 1942. Rest In Peace. Lest We Forget.

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