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Earl Frederick COOPER

Regimental number3505
Place of birthKempsey, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressWorrell Creek, Mackswell, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, F Cooper, Worrell Creek via Mackswell, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 21 October 1915 - 20th Bn 8th Reinforcements; taken on strength 56th Bn 16 February 1916; 5 Pioneer Bn 13 May 1916; mortally wounded 8 April 1917.
FateDied of wounds 8 April 1917
Place of death or woundingBapaume, Somme Sector, France
Age at death23
Place of burialFavreuil British Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 21), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
174
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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