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Astley Charles COOPER

Regimental number1786
Place of birthGeraldton, Western Australia
SchoolPerth WA
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngineer
AddressOnslow Street, South Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs Muriel N Cooper, Onslow Street, South Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Battery 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board Transport A7 Medic on 2 November 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 25 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death35
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialWulverghem-Lindenhoek Road Military Cemetery (Plot Ii, Row F, Grave No. I), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
14
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated (marble tablet) in St George's Cathedral, Perth, Western Australia. Parents: John and Richenda COOPER; husband of Muriel COOPER, 36 Onslow Street, South Perth, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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