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George Thomas COOPER

Regimental number2787
Place of birthPeak Hill New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDealer
Address'Bristol', 3 Thomas Street, Ashfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emma Davies, 'Bristol', 3 Thomas Street, Ashfield, New South Wales
Enlistment date2 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name53rd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/70/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal (Awarded)


Conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty throughout whole of operations, rendering valuable services as gunner. (East of Ypres).
Recommendation date: 17 October 1917

FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919

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