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Francis Herbert * HOOPER

Regimental number1475
Place of birthLiverpool, England
SchoolAddington near Christchurch, New Zealand
Age on arrival in Australia30
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWilliam Benson Hooper, 34 Factory Road, Belfast, New Zealand
Enlistment date18 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1374
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 May 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Second entry both matched
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death36
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialNo Known Grave
Commemoration detailsHelles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
44
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Captain Clement and Agnes HOOPER (nee Wills). Native of Leverpool, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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