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William Hector Cooper

Name on Board WH Cooper
Name on Service
William Hector  Cooper
Enlistment Age 20
Occupation Trapper
Place of Birth Footscray, Vic
Next of Kin Joseph Cooper
Address Londsdale St, Melbourne
Marital Status S
Enlistment Date 14/07/1915
Service No. 1055
Enlistment Place Melbourne, Vic
Embarkation Place Sydney, NSW
Embarkation Date 9/11/1915
Embarkation Ship HMAT Beltana A72
Unit on Embarkation 30th Australian Infantry Battalion
Date of Death 9/08/1918
Unit on Death 30th Australian Infantry Battalion
Rank on Death Corporal
Cause of Death KIA
Place of Wounding/
France (Initially buried Lone Farm Cemetery, near Harbonnieres and Corbie. Exhumed from original grave and reinterred)
Cemetery or Memorial Heath Cemetery, Picardie, France
Additional Information Local connection: William Cooper's service records note that the William's father lived with his other son  in North Road, Newport, Vic
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