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Clifford COOPER

Regimental number625
Place of birthHeywood, Manchester, Lancashire, England
SchoolChurch of England
Age on arrival in Australia24
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Height5' 7"
Weight160 lbs
Next of kinFather, Harry Cooper, 7 Mine Street, Hooley Bridge, Haywood, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date26 November 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 November 1914
Place of enlistmentOaklands, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A26 Armadale on 12 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of disease 8 August 1915
Age at death29
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row D, Grave no. 16), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
7
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Proceeded to join Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 16 May 1915.

Evacuated from Gallipoli with dysentry (no date); disembarked Alexandria, 1 August 1915; admitted to 1st Australian General Hospital, Heliopolis, 1 August 1915; reported dangerously ill, 4 August 1918; died of disease, 8 August 1915 (pneumonia).

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, COOPER Clifford

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