Hubert Freeman COOPER

Badge Number: S4814, Sub Branch: Willunga

COOPER, Hubert Freeman

Service Number: 298
Enlisted: 27 March 1916, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 8th Machine Gun Company
Born: Kensington, South Australia, 7 June 1893
Home Town: Largs Bay, Port Adelaide Enfield, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Grocer
Died: Daw Park, South Australia, 16 August 1963, aged 70 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Centennial Park Cemetery, South Australia
Cremation Date: 19/08/1969
Memorials: Port Lincoln & District Honor Roll WW1
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World War 1 Service

27 Mar 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
4 May 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 298, 8th Machine Gun Company, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '21' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Port Lincoln embarkation_ship_number: A17 public_note: ''
4 May 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 298, 8th Machine Gun Company, HMAT Port Lincoln, Melbourne
20 Sep 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, 298, 8th Machine Gun Company, Gunshot wound to the abdomen and rupturing the spleen. Embarked for England on 3 October 1917
11 Nov 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 298
28 Jun 1919: Discharged AIF WW1

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Christopher Cooper and Louisa Cooper nee Freeman of Wills Street, Largs Bay, SA. Brother of Joseph Henry Cooper who returned to Australia on 27 JUne 1919 having served with the 3rd Light Horse Regiment

Commenced return to Australia on 1 April 1919 aboard HT Shropshire as invalid disembarking on 14 May 1919

Husband of Violet Evelyn Cooper nee Habner of SA. On 17 February 1921 Hubert and Violet marrien in the Yeelanna Methodist Church, SA

At the time of his death he was residing at Maslin Beach, SA



Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal.