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George COOPER

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ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSoldier
AddressForest, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinWife, Mrs M Cooper, Forest, Tasmania
Enlistment date16 October 1914
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name14th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette, Supplement, No. 29455 (28 January 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 44 (6 April 1916).
Recommendation date: 30 August 1915

Military Cross


Recommendation date: Date unspecified

FateReturned to Australia 7 November 1915
Medals

Military Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 44
Date: 6 April 1916

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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