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Christopher John COOPER

Regimental number4164
Place of birthRushmere, Suffolk, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGardener
AddressBuxton, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFather, H Cooper, Old Hop Gardens, Suffolk, Rushmere, England
Enlistment date4 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 4 October 1915 - 3rd Bn 13th Reinforcements; taken on strength 2nd Bn 14 February 1916; mortally wounded 24 July 1916.
FateDied of wounds 9 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death32
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot IX, Row D, Grave No. 7A), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
32
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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