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Ernest Broughton COOPER

Regimental number1127
Place of birthKoolunga, South Australia
SchoolKoolunga Public School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressBrinkworth, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Matilda Amelia Cooper, Koolunga, South Australia
Enlistment date7 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Pioneer Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEarnest Broughton Cooper on RoH.
FateDied of wounds 31 May 1918
Place of death or woundingBetween Corby and Villers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death26
Place of burialCrouy British Cemetery (Plot III, row A, Grave No. 1), Crouy-Sur-Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
173
Family/military connectionsNil

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