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John COOPER

Regimental number760
Place of birthHay New South Wales
SchoolHay, New South Wales
Other trainingNil
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationDrover
Addressc/o J Cooper, Hay, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, John H Cooper, Beaubula Siding near Hay, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Light Horse Regiment, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/17/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of pneumonia.
FateDied of disease 31 March 1917
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialDernacourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VI, Row E, Grave No. 28), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
39
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John adn Ellen COOPER. Native of Hay, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: E. Cooper , died of wounds in FRance 5 August 1916.

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