Regiment : 1st Royal Marine Battalion Royal Naval Division Royal Marine Light Infantry
Service number : PO2543S
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : 8th October 1918
Buried : Commemorated on Vis-En-Artois Memorial, France, Panel 1.
Relatives : Son of William and Fanny Cotterrell, of Lower Wyche, Malvern, Worcestershire; husband of Beatrice E. Ryder (formerly Cotterrell), of Ingle Nook, 77 Maudslay Rd., Earlsdon, Coventry
Memorial : Wolverley St John the Baptist Church WW1 Memorial
Also appears on : Wolverley Memorial Hall surname spelt Cotterill with the information: Private, Royal Marines Lt Infantry. Malvern the Wyche All Saints Church surname spelt Cotterrell. Malvern Wyche School now in Wyche C of E Primary School surname spelt Cotterrell.
Additional information on the memorial: Pte. R.M.L.I.
Surname spelt Cotterrell on Commonwealth War Graves Commission and Soldiers Died in the Great War
The birth of Reginald Elvan Cotterrell is registered in the June Quarter 1890 under the Upton on Severn Registration District.
Cottage, Hanley Castle
Arthur W. Cotterrell, head, age 32, Master Plasterer, born Malvern, Worcester
Fanny Cotterrell, wife, age 30, born Hanley Castle, Worcester
Beatrice F. Cotterrell, daughter, age 11, born Upton, Worcestershire
Fanny Cotterrell, daughter, age 7, born Hanley Castle, Worcester
Albert Cotterrell, son, age 6, born Hanley Castle, Worcester
Leonard Cotterrell, son, age 4, born Hanley Castle, Worcester
George Cotterrell, son, age 2, born Hanley Castle, Worcester
Reginald Cotterrell, son, age 1, born Hanley Castle, Worcester
Old Yew, The Wyche, Malvern Wells
Arthur Cotterill, head, age 42, Plasterer, born Worcestershire
Fanny Cotterill, wife, age 40, born Hanley Castle, Worcester
Beatrice Cotterill, daughter, age 21, Dressmaker, Worcestershire
Fanny Cotterill, daughter, age 17, Milliner, born Worcestershire
Albert Cotterill, son, age 15, born Worcestershire
Leonard Cotterill, son, age 14, born Worcestershire
Geo Cotterill, son, age 12, born Worcestershire
Reginald Cotterill, son, age 11, born Worcestershire
Evelyn Cotterill, daughter, age 9, born Worcestershire
Violet Cotterill, daughter, age 7, born Worcestershire
May Cotterill, daughter, age 5, born Worcestershire
Mildred Cotterill, daughter, age 3, born Worcestershire
196 Hurcott Road, Kidderminster
Elizabeth Perks, Head, age 60, widow
Arthur Perks, Son, age 24
Reginald Cotterell, Boarder, age 21, Chauffeur (Domestic), born Malvern, Worcestershire
The marriage of Reginald E. Cotterrell/Cottarell to Beatrice E. Collins is registered in the June Quarter 1914 under the Meriden Registration District.
First Royal Marine Battalion Draft for the British Expeditionary Force 13th May 1918. D. Company 13th Platoon 1st RM Battalion 8th October 1918. Missing, assumed dead on 8th October 1918.
Reginald Cotterell has no known grave, the photograph available shows his name on Vis-en-Artois Memorial.