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Percy Cyril COOPER

Regimental number2169
Place of birthWest Maitland, New South Wales
SchoolEast Maitland Public School
OccupationHorse trainer
AddressMelbourne Street, East Maitland, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 9"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emily Cooper, same address
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 September 1915
Place of enlistmentNewcastle, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 11 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal RollArtillery Details
FateDied of disease 23 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialBulford Church Cemetery (Plot 4, Row 2, Grave No. 7), Wiltshire, England
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Mrs. Emily B. Berrigan, of Young St., Lambton, New South Wales.
Other details

War service: Egypt

Taken on strength, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, Tel-el-Kebir, 14 April 1916.

Transferred to Artillery Details, Tel-el-Kebir, 25 May 1916.

Died of disease, Lucknow Isolation Hospital, Tidworth, England, 23 July 1916 (meningitis).

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsTrue name: Percy Cyril BERRIGAN
SourcesNAA: B2455, COOPER Percy Cyril

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