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Edmund William COOPER

Regimental number7702
Place of birthTooraweenah, New South Wales
SchoolBelar Creek Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressCoonabarabran, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Mr J Cooper, Belar Creek, Coonabarabran, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 August 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 26th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 28 February 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 August 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death19.11
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot III, Row K, Grave No. 22), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
123
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Beatrice Pearl COOPER, Warkton, New South Wales. Native of Coonabarabran, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsNil
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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