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Joseph Henry COOPER

Regimental number1847
Date of birth17 March 1891
Place of birthLeabrook, South Australia
SchoolPrince Alfred College, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionCongregational
OccupationPoultry farmer
Address38 East Terrace, Glenelg, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs. Audrey Gwendoline Cooper, 38 East Terrace, Glenelg, South Australia
Enlistment date11 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 11 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Discharge date19 August 1919
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, France, Belgium. Wounded, Sanctuary Wood, 12 August 1917; invalided to 3rd London General Hospital, Wandsworth; recovered and returned to duty, 5 November 1917. Arrived back in Australia, 26 June 1919.

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