Ernest COOPER

COOPER, Ernest

Service Number: 4700
Enlisted: 21 February 1916, Enlisted at Perth, WA
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 28th Infantry Battalion
Born: Emily Parks, England, 1887
Home Town: Cottesloe, Peppermint Grove, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Batteryman
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World War 1 Service

21 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 4700, 28th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Perth, WA
17 Apr 1916: Involvement Private, SN 4700, 28th Infantry Battalion
17 Apr 1916: Embarked Private, SN 4700, 28th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Aeneas, Fremantle
5 Nov 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 4700, Wound to the right arm
17 Sep 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 70th Infantry Battalion
20 Oct 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 28th Infantry Battalion, From 70th Battalion. In the field
5 Nov 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 4700, 28th Infantry Battalion, Second occasion. Shell wound to the face
19 Jun 1918: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 28th Infantry Battalion, In the field
5 Jul 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 4700, Discharged at the 5th Military District

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Husband of Lillian Cooper of Broome Street, Cottesloe, WA

Commenced return to Australia on 16 June 1919 aboard HT Ormonde disembarked 24 July 1919

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal