|Place of birth||Moama, New South Wales|
|School||State School, Cummeroogimga Mission Station, New South Wales|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||20|
|Next of kin||Father, William Cooper, Yarrawonga, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Broadmeadows, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||24th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/41/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||24th Battalion|
|Other details from Roll of Honour Circular||'Soldier was half caste Aboriginal.' (details from father)|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Ypres, Belgium|
|Age at death||22|
|Age at death from cemetery records||21|
|Place of burial||Perth Cemetery (China Wall) (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 26), Zillebeke, Belgium|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: William and Agnes COOPER, Yarrawonga, Victoria|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 30 May 1916; disembarked, Marseilles, France, 5 June 1916.
Admitted to 2nd General Hospital, Etaples, 19 June 1916 (hernia); transferred to England, 23 June 1916, and admitted to 3rd London General Hospital, Wandsworth.
Proceeded overseas to France, 16 September 1916; taken on strength, 24th Bn, in the field, Belgium, 29 September 1916.
Admitted to 3rd Australian Field Ambulance, 23 November 1916 (trench feet); discharged to duty, 26 November 1916, and rejoined Bn.
Admitted to 5th Australian Field Ambulance, 27 November 1916 (acute cystitis), and transferred to 3rd Canadian Casualty Clearing Station; ; to Ambulance Train, 28 November 1916, and admitted to 11th Stationary Hospital, Rouen, 29 November 1916 (inflammation of the bladder); transferred to No 2 Convalescent Depot, Rouen, 6 December 1916; discharged to Base Depot, Etaples, 12 December 1916; rejoined Bn, in the field, 9 January 1917.
Killed in action, Belgium, 20 September 1917.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, COOPER Daniel|