Albert Edward COOPER


COOPER, Albert Edward

Service Number: 1728
Enlisted: 12 December 1914, Enlisted at Warracknabeal, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 6th Infantry Battalion
Born: Warracknabeal, Victoria, Australia, 1896
Home Town: Warracknabeal, Yarriambiack, Victoria
Schooling: Warracknabeal,Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Farm Hand
Died: Killed In Action, France, 18 August 1916
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France), Warracknabeal War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

12 Dec 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1728, 6th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Warracknabeal, Victoria
13 Apr 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1728, 6th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières
13 Apr 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1728, 6th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Wiltshire, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of George Cooper and Mary Cooper nee Whittle of Palace Hotel, Warracknabeal, Victoria

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal