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William Handford HOOPER

Regimental number5705
Place of birthMarrickville, Sydney, New South Waales
SchoolNewington College and Hurlstone Agricultural College, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressRosstrevor 251 Stanmore Road, Petersham, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, William Abraham Hooper, Rosstrevor 251 Stanmore Road, Petersham, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets
Enlistment date2 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 9 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 19 May 1918
Place of death or woundingMorlancourt, France
Age at death25
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Louisa HOOPER, Marrickville, Sydney
Family/military connections3 cousins killed.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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