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Percy Harold COOPER

Regimental number1138
Date of birth25 January 1892
Place of birthSolomontown, Port Pirie, South Australia
SchoolSolomontown Public School, Port Pirie, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, William John Cooper, Solomontown, Port Pirie, South Australia
Enlistment date16 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 15 November 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William John and Mary COOPER. Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance.
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine, Syria. Contracted fever; invalided to 14th Army General Hospital. Arrived back in Australia, 24 December 1918.
Date of death2 June 1935
Age at death43
Place of burialMitcham Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia

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