Louis Cotton, portrait by Dan Russell, 1967
State Library of South Australia
Alias Served as Lewy Cotten; Louis Cotton
Place Odessa, Ukraine
Ethnic origin Jewish
Religion Church of England
Father Joseph Andreus Cotton
Wife Ivy Gertrude Cotton (nee Jenkins), married 1924 in Adelaide, had a son
Residence before arrival at Australia Lived 3 years in France and 5 years in England
Arrived at Australia
disembarked at Fremantle, WA
Residence before enlistment Perth, Adelaide
Service service number 6141A
unit 16th Battalion; 4th Australian Division, traffic control detachment; Australian Provost Corps; 16th Battalion, 11th Battalion
place Western Front, 1917-1918, England, 1918
final fate RTA 18.12.1919
Residence after the war Perth, Adelaide
Digitised naturalisation (NAA)
Suzanne Edgar, 'Cotton, Lewy (1894-1972)', Australian Dictionary of Biography, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, published first in hardcopy 1993.
Fined for assault. - Advertiser, Adelaide, 6 February 1930, p. 7.
Hotel silent on tie incident. - News, Adelaide, 19 June 1951, p. 1.
Students' prank at S.A. Hotel. - News, Adelaide, 22 June 1951, p. 20.
No trousers - and "Phoouis to Louis". - West Australian, Perth, 23 June 1951, p. 2.
Louis says "We have rules about dress and we're going to keep them". - News, Adelaide, 23 June 1951, p. 1.
Hotel Gazette of South Australia, Jan 1970, Jan 1971, Jan 1973
News, Adelaide, 31 Jan 1958
Sunday Mail, Adelaide, 23 May 1959
Advertiser, Adelaide, 1 Jan 1971, 12 Jan 1973.