Alan Croft COOPER

COOPER, Alan Croft

Service Number: 1094
Enlisted: 26 June 1917, Enlisted at Queenscliff, Victoria
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 36th Heavy Artillery Group
Born: Korumburra, Victoria, Australia, 1898
Home Town: Queenscliff, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Soldier
Died: Hampton, Victoria, Australia, 7 August 1949, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Cheltenham (New) Cemetery, Victoria
Actual cemetery is Cheltenham Memorial Cemetery. Interred on 9 August 1919 Commemorated with a plaque in the Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Memorials: Queenscliffe Royal Australian Garrison Artillery Third Military District Honor Roll
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World War 1 Service

26 Jun 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 1094, 36th Heavy Artillery Group, Enlisted at Queenscliff, Victoria
9 Nov 1917: Involvement Gunner, SN 1094, 36th Heavy Artillery Group
9 Nov 1917: Embarked Gunner, SN 1094, 36th Heavy Artillery Group, HMAT Demosthenes, Sydney
22 Oct 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 1094, 36th Heavy Artillery Group, Discharged at the 3rd Military District

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Edward Cooper and Elizabeth Cooper nee Croft of Edinburgh Street, Newmarket, Victoria formerly of Korumburra, Victoria

Commenced return to Australia on 1 August 1919 aboard HT Argylleshire disembarking 22 September 1919

Medals: British War Meda, Victory Medal

During 1926c Alan married Winifred Maude Louttit in Victoria