Elvy James COOPER

COOPER, Elvy James

Service Number: 3046
Enlisted: 23 November 1916, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: Army Pay Corps (AIF)
Born: Kent, England, 1889
Home Town: Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Manufacturer's Agent
Died: Surrey South, Surrey, England, 14 July 1943, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Redhill (Redstone) Cemetery, Surrey, England
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World War 1 Service

23 Nov 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3046, 38th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
19 Feb 1917: Involvement Private, SN 3046, 38th Infantry Battalion
19 Feb 1917: Embarked Private, SN 3046, 38th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ballarat, Melbourne
18 Jun 1918: Transferred AIF WW1, Corporal, Army Pay Corps (AIF), From 38th Battalion. Had been promoted to Corporal te previous year but reverted through the ranks
14 Nov 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 3046, Army Pay Corps (AIF), Discharged in London as medically unfit

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Address at the time of enlistment was Drummond Street, Carlton, Victoria

Son of Alfred Henry Cooper of Freelands Road, Bromley, Kent, England

Husband of Florence Annie Cooper nee Roberts of Shepherds Bush, London, England. Elvy and Florence were married on 25 August 1917 in Hammersmith Registry Office, London, England. John Watkins, Registrar officiated

Medal: British War Medal