Bertie COOPER

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COOPER, Bertie

Service Number: 349
Enlisted: 19 January 1915, Enlisted at Kerang, Victoria
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 21st Infantry Battalion
Born: Clifton Hill, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1895
Home Town: Northcote, Darebin, Victoria
Schooling: Fairfield Park State School, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Plasterer
Died: Died of wounds, Bullecourt, France, 1 May 1917
Cemetery: Grevillers British Cemetery
Plot 11, Row B, Grave 8
Memorials: Ararat Shire of Ararat WWI Roll of Honor, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

19 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 349, Enlisted at Kerang, Victoria
10 May 1915: Involvement Private, SN 349, 24th Infantry Battalion
10 May 1915: Embarked Private, SN 349, 24th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ulysses, Melbourne
5 Oct 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 349, Accidental bomb wound to the head during bombing practice
16 Mar 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 21st Infantry Battalion, Transferred from the 4th Battalion to the 212st Battalion
17 Mar 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 21st Infantry Battalion, In the field
1 Apr 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 21st Infantry Battalion, In the field
1 May 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 349, 21st Infantry Battalion, Multiple shell wounds to the shoulder, side, leg, back and head
1 May 1917: Involvement Corporal, SN 349, 21st Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Edward Henry and Sophia Cooper of 15 Henderson Street, South Northcote, Victoria later of Elwood. Brother of Albert G. Cooper

6 Novmeber 1915 - to hospital with a burnt hand

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Vicotry Medal

Also served in the Citizen Forces