Charles William COOPER MM

COOPER, Charles William

Service Number: 278
Enlisted: 21 February 1916, Place of Enlistment, Cairns, Queensland.
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 3rd Machine Gun Company
Born: Newport, England. , October 1889
Home Town: Babinda, Cairns, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer.
Died: Cairns, Queensland, Australia, 20 August 1934, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Cairns (General) Cemetery, Queensland
Monumental West Side, Row A2,Site 2795.
Memorials: BabindaM1
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World War 1 Service

21 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 278, 3rd Machine Gun Company, Place of Enlistment, Cairns, Queensland.
1 May 1916: Embarked Private, SN 278, 3rd Machine Gun Company, HMAT Clan McGillivray, Brisbane
1 May 1916: Involvement Private, SN 278, 3rd Machine Gun Company
26 Aug 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 3rd Machine Gun Company, Acting Corporal.
8 Oct 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 278, 3rd Machine Gun Company, Remained at camp.
20 Nov 1917: Honoured Military Medal
21 May 1918: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 3rd Machine Gun Company, Corporal Vice.
21 May 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Corporal, 3rd Machine Gun Company, Gun Shot Wound to the thigh.

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