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Harold COOPER

Regimental number4689
Place of birthKingston, South Australia
SchoolSandy Grove Public School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressNarracoorte, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs May Cooper, Kingston, South Australia
Enlistment date8 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 11 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 9 August 1918
Place of death or woundingWarlencourt
Age at death22.10
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot III, Row M, Grave No. 4), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
110
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of May COOPER. Native of South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 5678 Pte Walter Stanley COOPER, 48th Bn, returned to Australia, 2 June 1919; 5679 Lance Corporal Sydney Roy COOPER, 48th Bn, killed in action, 11 April 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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