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George Arthur COUPER

Regimental number2347
Place of birthBotany New South Wales
SchoolBotany Public School, New South Wales
AddressKelvin, Banksia Street, Botany, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, A Couper, Banksia Street, Botany, New South Wales
Previous military serviceCompulsory trainee
Enlistment date13 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 14 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 6 May 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death22
Place of burialPernois British Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexander and Elizabeth COUPER. Native of Botany, Sydney, New South Wales

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