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Wellington COOPER

Regimental number2541
Place of birthJerseyville New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressJerseyville, Macleay River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, George Cooper, Jerseyville, Macleay River, New South Wales
Enlistment date22 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Napier on 17 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 22 July 1916 - 5th Rfcts 33 Btn; TOS, 33 Btn 28 April 1917; gassed at Messines 7 June 1917.
FateKilled in Action 12 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death28
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XXIII, row B, Grave No. 12), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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