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Arthur Edward Hamilton COOPER

Regimental number2547
Date of birth30 March 1896
Place of birthHamilton, Victoria
SchoolThe Armidale School, New South Wales
Other trainingBA St Paul's College, Sydney University.
ReligionChurch of England
Addressc/o Rev. C Dickons, Bishops Registry, Armidale, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Hannah L Cooper, C/o Rev. C Dickons, Bishops Registry, Armidale, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 September 1916
Place of enlistmentArmidale, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Napier on 17 November 1916
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion

FateKilled in action 16 July 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialKandahar Farm Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 22), Neuve-Eglise, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Hannah COOPER, Gladdiswoode, Armidale, Victoria. Native of Hamilton, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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