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Arthur Noel COOPER

Regimental number2744
Place of birthLeichhardt, New South Wales
SchoolWest Leichhardt Public School, New South Wales
ReligionCongregational
OccupationBuilder and contractor
AddressComboyne, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 5"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinFather, Arthur Charles Cooper, 'Kimberworth', Coventry Road, Homebush, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date13 September 1915
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name7th Field Company Engineers
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/26/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 30 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Company Engineers
FateKilled in Action 27 May 1918
Place of burialFranvillers Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
23
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Arthur Charles COOPER, 'Kimberworth', Coventry Road, Homebush, New South Wales. Native of Sydney, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousins: 1884 Lance Corporal George Oswald BLACKETT MM, 18th Bn, returned to Australia, 10 April 1919; 3971 Lance Corporal Arthur WOODHEAD DCM, 2nd Bn, killed in action, 29 March 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, COOPER Arthur Noel

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