Jack Herbert COOPER

COOPER, Jack Herbert

Service Number: 12
Enlisted: 24 August 1914, Enlisted at Sydney, NSW
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 1st Field Ambulance
Born: Carrington, New South Wales , Australia, 1890
Home Town: Cooks Hill, Newcastle West, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Biscuit Maker
Died: 20 November 1957, cause of death not yet discovered, place of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Cook's Hill Superior Public School
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World War 1 Service

24 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 12, 1st Field Ambulance, Enlisted at Sydney, NSW
20 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, SN 12, 1st Field Ambulance
20 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, SN 12, 1st Field Ambulance, HMAT Euripides, Sydney
9 Aug 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 1st Field Ambulance, In France
19 Aug 1918: Transferred AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, AIF Headquarters, For Submarine Guard duty to Australia
12 Dec 1918: Discharged AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 12, 1st Field Ambulance, Discharged at the 2nd Military District

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Alice Fitzgerald formerly Cooper of Darby Street,  Cook's Hill, NSW

Commenced return to Australia on 24 August 1918 aboard HT Medic disembarkin on the 15 October 1918

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

In 1942 he was living at a Fletcher Road, Wallsend, NSW address