|Place of birth||Millers Point, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||24 Bunn Street, Pyrmont, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||18|
|Next of kin||Father, Thomas Cooper, 24 Bunn Street, Pyrmont, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Served in the 25th Australian Infantry, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.|
|Place of enlistment||Liverpool, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||30th Battalion, C Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/47/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||30th Battalion|
|Other details from Roll of Honour Circular||enisted 13 July 1915; TOS, 30 Btn 3 August 1915.|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Battle of Fromelles, France|
|Age at death||19|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 2), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 9 November 1915; disembarked Suez, 11 December 1915.
Found guilty, Hill 353, Ismailia, 2 January 1916, of insubordination: forfeited 6 days' pay.
Found guilty, Tel el Kebir, 1 March 1916, of being dirty on parade: awarded 3 days' punishment drill.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 16 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.
Killed in action, 20 July 1916.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||Next of kin subsequently, Brother, Mr R. S. Cooper, 40 Barden Street, Tempe, New South Wales|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, COOPER Samuel John
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