Arthur Noel COOPER

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COOPER, Arthur Noel

Service Number: 2744
Enlisted: 13 September 1915, Enlisted at Sydney, NSW
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 7th Field Company Engineers
Born: Leichhardt, New South Wales, Australia, 1891
Home Town: Comboyne, Port Macquarie-Hastings, New South Wales
Schooling: West Leichhardt Public School, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Builder & Contractor
Died: Killed in action, France, 27 May 1918
Cemetery: Franvillers Communal Cemetery Extension
Plot 1, Row C, Grave 6. Headstone inscription reads: Far away from those who loved him in a hero's grave he lies
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

13 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 2744, 7th Field Company Engineers, Enlisted at Sydney, NSW
22 Dec 1915: Involvement Sapper, SN 2744, 7th Field Company Engineers
22 Dec 1915: Embarked Sapper, SN 2744, 7th Field Company Engineers, HMAT Suffolk, Sydney
18 Sep 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 7th Field Company Engineers
21 Oct 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 7th Field Company Engineers
27 May 1918: Involvement Corporal, SN 2744, 7th Field Company Engineers

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Arthur Charles Cooper  and Anne Cooper of 'Kimberworth', Coventry Road, Homebush, NSW.

Other qualification was in Carpentary. Served his apprenticeship with the Australian Building Company and the Colonial Sugar Company

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal