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James Walton COOPER

Regimental number30460
Place of birthReigate, England
SchoolState School, Western Australia
Age on arrival in Australia32
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFireman
AddressHopes Hill, Lake Side Battery, Southern Cross, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinEw, Mrs E Cooper, Hopes Hill, Lake Side Battery, Southern Cross, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed 12 years in the Royal Field Artillery
Enlistment date7 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 4, Reinforcement 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/32/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Trench Mortar Battery
FateKilled in Action 23 July 1918
Place of death or woundingHazebrouck, France
Age at death38
Place of burialBorre British Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 14), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
19
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Gordon and Mary COOPER; husband of Edith COOPER, King George's Hostel, Katanning, Western Australia. Native of England
Family/military connectionsNil
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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