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Clement Charlesworth COOPER

Regimental number529
Date of birth22 June 1880
Place of birthDry Creek, South Australia
Addressc/o Rev G Cooper, Milang, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34.8
Height5' 4.5"
Weight135 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs L Cooper, c/o Rev G Cooper, Milang, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 February 1915
Place of enlistmentKeswick, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll4901
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Divisional Signal Company
FateReturned to Australia 18 January 1919
Discharge date9 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2134 Pte Harold Frank COOPER, 27th Bn, returned to Australia, 24 June 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ulysses', 18 January 1919; discharged (medically unfit not due to misconduct), 9 June 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death19 October 1961
Age at death81
Place of burialPort Augusta Carlton Parade Cemetery, South Austraia
SourcesNAA: B2455, COOPER Clement Charlesworth

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