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Charles William HOOPER

Regimental number712
Date of birth--/10/1894
SchoolPrince Alfred College, Adelaide, S.A.
Other trainingGraduated in Science at Adelaide University, S.A.
ReligionChurch of England
AddressNevada, Macleay Street, Potts Point, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMiss M Hooper, Nevada, Macleay Street, Potts Point, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Forces
Enlistment date28 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: INF4
Promotion date: 16 March 1916


Unit: INF4
Promotion date: 8 December 1916

Other details from Roll of Honour Circular"Left Adelaide as 1st Lieutenant in charge of the reinforcements to famous tenth Battalion, 3rd Brigade. Served in Gallipoli, Egypt and France. Promoted to Captain in Egypt." Details from Wife.
FateReturned to Australia 23 September 1919
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death32
Date of death9 March 1954
Place of burialRichmond St Peters Cemetery

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