David Baker COOPER


COOPER, David Baker

Service Number: 1106
Enlisted: 18 January 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 34th Infantry Battalion
Born: West Maitland, New South Wales, Australia, 1891
Home Town: Maitland, Maitland Municipality, New South Wales
Schooling: West Maitland Superior Public School, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Shop Assistant
Died: Killed in action, Belgium, 12 October 1917
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)
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World War 1 Service

18 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 1106, 34th Infantry Battalion
2 May 1916: Involvement Corporal, SN 1106, 34th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
2 May 1916: Embarked Corporal, SN 1106, 34th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Sydney
12 Oct 1917: Involvement Private, SN 1106, 34th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Thomas and Ann COOPER of 8 Paul Street, West Maitland, NSW

Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Brother of Reginald Hardy Cooper who was killed in action on 29 September 1918 while serving with the 30th Battalion and is bured in the Bellcourt British Cemetery. Plot 11, Row A, Grave 10