Albert John COOPER

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COOPER, Albert John

Service Number: 1812
Enlisted: 14 June 1915, Enlisted at Melbourne
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 22nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Maldon, Victoria, Australia, 1890
Home Town: Maldon, Mount Alexander, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 19 October 1915
Cemetery: Shrapnel Valley Cemetery, Gallipoli
Plot 11, Row D, Grave 13 Chaplain T. Bennett officiated Headstone inscription reads: In memory of our loved son Mr. & Mrs. Cooper of Maldon, Victoria Commemorated in the Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Maldon, Victoria
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

14 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1812, 23rd Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Melbourne
16 Jul 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1812, 23rd Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
16 Jul 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1812, 23rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Demosthenes, Melbourne
19 Oct 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1812, 22nd Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of John and Isabella Cooper of 'Wattle Gully' Maldon, Victoria

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal