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William Roadknight HOOPER

Regimental number2434
Place of birthOrbost, Victoria
SchoolState School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressMooroopna, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinSister, Mrs A D Smith, Main Street, Bairnsdale, Victoria
Enlistment date13 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name46th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/63/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 7 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 April 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialDoullens Communal Cemetery Extension No. 1 (Plot VI, Row D, Grave No. 34), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Henry HOOPER. Native of Orbost, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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