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Francis Richard COOPER

Regimental number1004
Place of birthMurrumburrah New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway station master
Address43 Henson Street, Summer Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation41
Next of kinF Cooper, 43 Henson Street, Summer Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameField Ambulance 4, Section A
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/47/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A35 Berrima on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Australian Light Railway Operating Company
FateReturned to Australia 19 April 1919
Other details

War service: re-enlisted, 15 September 1917; re-embarked from Melbourne on HMAT A71 'Nestor' on 28 February 1918, as No. 2553 Sergeant, December 1917 Reinforcements.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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