COTTER, Francis James
(Service number 43913)
|First Rank||Lance sergeant||Last Rank|
|Date||9 August 1885||Place of Birth||Timaru|
|Date||11 November 1916||Age||31 years|
|Address at Enlistment||Rose Street, Timaru|
|Previous Military Experience||Volunteers - 3 years|
|Next of Kin||Mrs Martha COTTER (mother), Rose Street, Timaru|
|Medical Information||Height 5 feet 4⅝ inches. Weight 143 inches. Chest measurement 33-36 inches. Complexion fair. Eyes ... Hair light brown. Sight - both eyes 6/6. Hearing good. Colour bision normal. Limbs well formed. Full & perfect movement of all joints. Chest well formed. Heart & lungs normal. No illnesses. Free from hernia, varicocele, varicose veins, haemorrhoids, inveterate or contagious skin disease. Vaccinated. Good bodily & mental health. No slight defects. No fits.|
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|Place of Death||New South Wales, Australia|
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Francis James Cotter was born on 9 August 1885 at Timaru, the son of Edmund Rogerson Cotter and Mrs Martha Cotter néw Glover.
NZ Defence Force Personnel Records (Archives NZ Ref. AABK 18805 W5530 0028765) [01 March 2017]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [22 February 2017]; Timaru Herald, 24 December 1891, 22 December 1893, 21 December 1894, 23 December 1898, 5 January 1917 (Papers Past) [22 February 2017]
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