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Regimental number282
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolPultiney Street School, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinRichard Levett Lauder Hooper, National Bank, Kapunda, South Australia
Enlistment date22 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A10 Karroo on 11 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 16 August 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death22
Place of burialReninghelst New Military Cemetery (Plot III, row 5, Grave No. II), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Juliet HOOPER. Native of Adelaide, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: Jack Richard Hooper, 13th Battalion. Killed at Gallipoli on 28th april, 1915.

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