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Kenneth Julian COOPER

Place of birthRandwick New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, College and Hgh School, New South Wales
Other trainingPassed Bankers Institute examination
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationElectrical engineer
Address13 Boyle Street, Mosman, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs M. Cooper, 13 Boyle Street, Mosman, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 March 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name2nd Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A6 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular

Enlisted in AN&MEF, 17 August 1914; discharged 4 March 1915; served as Pte 590; appointed 2LT in AIF, 29 October 1915 and posted to reinforcements of 2nd Bn; joined 2nd Bn, 30 November 1916; promoted LT, 18 December 1916; mortally wounded, 9 April 1917.

FateDied of wounds 9 April 1917
Place of death or woundingHermies, France
Age at death23
Place of burialBaupaume Australian Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 15), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mrs M COOPER, Pinehurst, Moorestown, New Jersey, U.S.A.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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