Herbert Vincent COTTELL 

41st Infantry Battalion, AIF

Private, Regimental No. 607.

Died of wounds 4 September 1918, France.

Biographical Details

Born: 10 October 1897 at Mackay, QLD, Australia.

Father: Herbert Vincent COTTELL.

Mother: Hannah SULLIVAN.

Marital Status: Single.

Education: West End State School, QLD.

Occupation: Store Keeper.


Service and Enlistment Details

Enlisted on 11 October 1915 at Townsville, QLD.

Address at Enlistment: Townsville, QLD.

Embarkation Details: Embarked Overseas on

18 May 1916 with 41st Battalion, C Company at Sydney, NSW on Ship H.M.A.T. A64 "Demosthenes".

Cause of Death: Died of Wounds on

4 September 1918 while serving with 41st  Battalion in France at the age of 20 years.

Burial place: St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, France; Section: Q, Portion V, Row: F,

Grave No: 15.

Next of Kin:  Father, Herbert Vincent Cottell, Ahearne Street, Hermit Park, Townsville, QLD.

Religion: Roman Catholic.


Commemorative Details


Panel 133,  Australian War Memorial;

Townsville War Memorial

Townsville West State School Soldiers Memorial Gates.

Cottell Street, Hyde Park, Townsville , QLD


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