Hugh COUPER

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COUPER, Hugh

Service Number: 2873
Enlisted: 12 August 1916, Enlisted at Brisbane, QLD
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 49th Infantry Battalion
Born: Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia, 8 September 1891
Home Town: Woolloongabba, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Electrician
Died: Killed In Action, Belgium, 26 September 1917, aged 26 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient), Westbrook War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

12 Aug 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2873, 49th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Brisbane, QLD
27 Oct 1916: Involvement Private, SN 2873, 49th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
27 Oct 1916: Embarked Private, SN 2873, 49th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Marathon, Brisbane
7 Jun 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 2873, 49th Infantry Battalion, Wound to the hand

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of John Couper and Catherine Couper nee Weir of Balaclava Street, Woolloongabba, QLD

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal