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Regimental number6729
Date of birth9 October 1896
Place of birthFrancis, South Australia
SchoolFrancis Public School, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressFrancis, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Mr W Cooper, Second Street, Francis, South Australia
Enlistment date9 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 22 August 1918
Place of death or woundingCerisy, France
Age at death21.10
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialCerisy-Gailly Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 36), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary COOPER, Frances, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: Trooper W.S. Cooper, 3rd Light Horse, died of illness.
Other details

Son of William Sebastian and Mary Matilda Cooper

Married Mary Anna on 12 January 1916 at Newtown, Sydney

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