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Percy Edward COOPER

Date of birth13 April 1895
ReligionChurch of England
Address23 Kilgour Street, Geelong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, W Cooper, 23 Kilgour Street, Geelong, Victoria
Previous military service19th Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date3 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Reinforcement 12
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Artillery


Unit: 3rd Artillery Battery, AFA
Promotion date: 4 May 1918

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Companion of the Distinguished Service Order

Recommendation date: 22 September 1918

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).
Recommendation date: 27 September 1918

Belgium Criox de Guerre

Recommendation date: 4 October 1918

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

Croix de Guerre

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 91
Date: 23 July 1919

Other detailsMedals: Croix de Guerre, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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