|Place of birth||Cathcart, New South Wales|
|School||Cathcart Public School, New South Wales|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Cathcart, via Ararat, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||23|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Rose Cooper, Cathcart, via Ararat, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Served for 3 years in 19th Australian Light Horse Regiment, Ararat, Victoria.|
|Place of enlistment||Ararat, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||SQSM|
|Unit name||4th Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/9/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A18 Wiltshire on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||Commisioned|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||2nd Lieutenant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||53rd Battalion|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
Mention in Despatches
Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Second Supplement No 30107, 1 June 1917; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No 169, 4 October 1917.
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Bapaume, Somme Sector, France|
|Age at death||25|
|Age at death from cemetery records||25|
|Place of burial||Lebucquiere Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row C, Grave no 28), France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Charles and Adele Rosalie Cooper. Native of Cathcart, Victoria|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 20 May 1915.
To hospital, sick, 25 September 1915; admitted to HS 'Gloucester Castle' (no date recorded; dysentery), and transferred to St Patrick's Hospital, Malta; transferred to Overseas Base, Ghezireh, Egypt, 7 December 1915; rejoined regiment, Heliopolis, 7 January 1916.
Transferred to B Squadron as Squadron Sergeant Major, 10 February 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 21 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 27 March 1916.
Taken on strength, 1st A&NZ Mounted Regiment, 13 May 1916; transferred to 2nd Anzac Mounted Regiment, 7 July 1916.
Transferred to 53rd Bn, 20 September 1916.
Appointed 2nd Lieutenant, 27 September 1916.
On leave to England, 21 November 1916; rejoined Bn from leave, 7 December 1916.
Detached to Brigade convoy duty, 8 December 1916; rejoined Bn from detachment, 17 December 1916.
Detached to Divisional Infantry School, 15 January 1917; rejoined Bn, 21 January 1917.
Killed in action, 29 March 1917.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal