Ernest Broughton COOPER

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COOPER, Ernest Broughton

Service Number: 1127
Enlisted: 7 March 1916, Snowtown, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 3rd Pioneer Battalion
Born: Red Hill, South Australia, 12 November 1892
Home Town: Koolunga, Port Pirie City and Dists, South Australia
Schooling: Koolunga Public School
Occupation: Farm labourer
Died: Died of Wounds, Villers-Bretonneux, France, 31 May 1918, aged 25 years
Cemetery: Crouy British Cemetery, Crouy-sur-Somme
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Koolunga War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

7 Mar 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Snowtown, South Australia
6 Jun 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1127, 3rd Pioneer Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
6 Jun 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1127, 3rd Pioneer Battalion, HMAT Wandilla, Melbourne
31 May 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1127, 3rd Pioneer Battalion, "Peaceful Penetration - Low-Cost, High-Gain Tactics on the Western Front"

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Ernest Broughton COOPER was born on 12th November, 1892 in Red Hill, South Australia

His parents were William John COOPER and Matilda Amelia HERDY