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Robert COOPER

Regimental number3114
Place of birthAlpha Queensland
SchoolPine Hill, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationOverseer
AddressBlackall, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinBrother, John Thomas Cooper, Norwood, Blackall, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A1 Hymettus on 3 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Unspecified


Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

FateKilled in Action 27 March 1918
Place of death or woundingUnam Er Shut Jordan Valley
Age at death29.4
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialNo Known Grave
Commemoration detailsJerusalem Memorial, Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
3
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Margaret COOPER. Native of Alpha, Queensland

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