Person Index

Cottle, Donald Charles

Donald Charles Cottle
b: 1898
d: 3 OCT 1918
Birth Details
1898/19234, Donald Charles Cottle, Mother: Elizabeth, Mother: James Viller (sic)

Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database
Full Name Donald Charles Cottle
Rank Last Held Private
Forename(s) Donald Charles
Surname Cottle
War World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No. 18624
Gender Male
First Known Rank Rifleman
Occupation before Enlistment Labourer
Next of Kin Mrs D. Judd (mother), Otaki, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Embarkation Unit 9th Reinforcements 2nd Battalion, F Company
Embarkation Date 26 July 1916
Place of Embarkation Wellington, New Zealand
Transport HMNZT 59
Vessel Waitemata or Ulimaroa
Destination Devonport, England
Nominal Roll Number 37
Page on Nominal Roll 15
Last Unit Served Auckland Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion
Place of Death Le Cateau, France
Date of Death 3 October 1918
Age at Death 20
Year of Death 1918
Cause of Death Killed in action
Cemetery Name Masnieres British Cemetery, Marcoing, Nord, France
Grave Reference II. A. 20.
Biographical Notes Donald Cottle was the son of James Ville Cottle and Elizabeth Cottle
Archives NZ source Military personnel file
Sources Used Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1917
Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL:

Evening Post 15 October 1918
COTTLE.- Killed in action on the 3rd October 1918, Donald C. Cottle, of the 15th Reinforcements, eldest son of Mrs. D. Judd, No. 7, Somerset-avenue, Wellington, in his 21st year.

Probate Donald Charles Cottle, Place: Otaki, Occ: Farmer, AAOM 6029 27452, Filed: 1/9/1919, Archives NZ, Wellington
  • 1898 - Birth -
  • 3 OCT 1918 - Death -
Charles Joseph Cottle
1838 - 10 FEB 1918
James Ville Cottle
1877 - 15 APR 1912
Mary Ann Gill
1844 - 30 NOV 1905
Donald Charles Cottle
1898 - 3 OCT 1918
Family Group Sheet - Child
PARENT (M) James Ville Cottle
Death15 APR 1912
Marriage1897to Elizabeth McIntyre
FatherCharles Joseph Cottle
MotherMary Ann Gill
PARENT (F) Elizabeth McIntyre
Marriage20 AUG 1913to David Judd
Marriage1897to James Ville Cottle
MDonald Charles Cottle
Death3 OCT 1918
MMalcolm McDonald McIntyre Cottle
FIsabella Mary McIntyre Cottle
Marriage28 MAY 1921to David Joseph Patrick Welsh at St. Joseph''s Church, Wellington
FIda Elizabeth Cottle
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