Arthur Harris COOPER

COOPER, Arthur Harris

Service Number: 22120
Enlisted: 24 February 1916, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 8th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Albert Park, Victoria, Australia, 1881
Home Town: Albert Park, Port Phillip, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Shop Assistant
Died: Heidleberg, Victoria, Australia, 1961, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
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World War 1 Service

24 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 22120, 23rd Field Artillery (Howitzer) Brigade, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
20 May 1916: Involvement Gunner, SN 22120, 23rd Field Artillery (Howitzer) Brigade
20 May 1916: Embarked Gunner, SN 22120, 23rd Field Artillery (Howitzer) Brigade, HMAT Medic, Melbourne
9 Nov 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 23rd Field Artillery (Howitzer) Brigade, In England
6 Jan 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Corporal, 8th Field Artillery Brigade , From 23rd Field Artillery( Howitzer) Brigade
6 Apr 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Corporal, 3rd Divisional Ammunition Column, From the the Field Artillery Brigade
18 Apr 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Corporal, 8th Field Artillery Brigade , From 3rd Divisional Ammunition Column
12 Sep 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 22120, 8th Field Artillery Brigade
18 May 1918: Discharged AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 22120, 8th Field Artillery Brigade , Discharged at the 3rd Military District as medically unit due to chronic bronchitis and Nepthritis

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Enlisted as Arthur Harry Cooper

Son of William Henry Cooper and Mary Gluyas Cooper nee Pascoe of 'Strathalbyn', Kerferd Road, Albert Park, Victoria

Commenced return to Australia 31 January 1918 aboard HT Osterley disembarking on 13 April 1918

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal