William James BOTTEN


BOTTEN, William James

Service Number: S8067
Enlisted: 12 October 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd Depot Battalion
Born: Strathalbyn, South Australia , 18 January 1893
Home Town: Parkside, Unley, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Bricklayer
Died: Pneumonia , Keswick Military Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia, 19 January 1917, aged 24 years
Cemetery: North Road Cemetery, Nailsworth, South Australia
North. 22E. North. 3314. (GRM/5*).
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Unley St. Augustine's Church Roll of Honour, Unley Town Hall WW1 Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

12 Oct 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN S8067, 2nd Depot Battalion

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He is believed to have been a son of William James BOTTEN and Margaret nee BROWN.

He rests in the family grave; Cowan Botten of the AIF died in 1925 and rests here.