Herbert Payton Cotterell

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Cotterell, Driver Herbert Payton no. 9513.

1st Australian Division Train.

Riverview Road, Undercliffe.

Born at Petersham 1894, Son of John Charles Cotterell, contractor, and Maria Cotterell.

Enlisted at Sydney 1/10/1915.


SMH 4/2/1916. Recruiting Sergeant-Major Forbes, Driver Cotterell and Privates Hoskins, McKinlay and Carpenter, were entertained by the residents of Undercliffe at The Avon Rooms last week, and each was made a presentation by Mr G. Cann MLA on behalf of the residents.

Returned to Australia 12/5/1919.

Married EffieV. Pearson 1922.

Died 5/2/1987, aged 93, late of Marrickville.

Australian War Memorial record available at: https://www.awm.gov.au/people/rolls/R1789753/ [accessed 18/11/2016].

Special acknowledgement

The primary source of the information on this page is copied from the prize winning publication Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. This book is the culmination of 12 years (1988-2000) research by a team of volunteers from the Canterbury and District Historical Society led by Dr Lesley Muir. Without this team's effort and dedication and the Society's willingness and support, this information would not be available today.


An uneditable version of the book Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe is in the eBook section of this wiki. In the main section, there is an alphabetical list of the 1,911 individuals recorded in the book - the list is titled Canterbury's Boys List. Each name in the list is linked to an editable biographical file created by copying the biography copied from the book. These editable biographies have been created to provide the space for descendants, historians, researchers, etc to add information, photographs, newspaper articles, memories, etc. they have discovered so it is available for this and future generations.


Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. Edited by Lesley Muir. Campsie, N.S.W. : Canterbury and District Historical Society, 2002