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Alexander COOPER

Regimental number1661
Place of birthManly, New South Wales
SchoolManly Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address3 Eustace Street, Manly, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, William Cooper, 3 Eustae Street, Manly, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 17 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 16 October 1916
Age at death22.2
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialRailway Dugouts Burial Ground (Transport Farm) (Plot VI, Row O, Grave No. 2), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr. and Jane COOPER, 3 Eustace Street, Manly, New south Wales

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