William Dalby COOPER

COOPER, William Dalby

Service Number: 21017
Enlisted: 12 June 1917, Enlisted at Sydney, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: Army Medical Corps (AIF)
Born: Leichhardt, New South Wales, Australia, 1889
Home Town: Five Dock, Canada Bay, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Horse Breaker
Died: Ashfield, New South Wales, Australia, 19 October 1941, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
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World War 1 Service

12 Jun 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 21017, Staff for No 1 Hospital Ship 'Karoola', Enlisted at Sydney, NSW
18 Sep 1918: Involvement Private, 21017, Hospital Transport Corps, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '24' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Karoola embarkation_ship_number: No 1 Hospital Ship public_note: ''
18 Sep 1918: Embarked Private, 21017, Hospital Transport Corps, HMAT Karoola, Melbourne
1 May 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, 21017, Army Medical Corps (AIF), Discharged at the 2nd Military District as medically unfit due to loss of right thumb

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Arthur Charles Cooper and Anne Cooper nee Dalby of Leichhardt, NSW

Husband of Ellen Cooper nee McCarthy of Queen's Road, Five Dock, NSW. William and Ellen married in Burwood, NSW during 1913c

Returned to Australia on 7 Maarch 1919 aboard HT Kaaroola

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal