Edward James COONEY

Badge Number: 7361, Sub Branch: Port Lincoln
7361

COONEY, Edward James

Service Numbers: 38, 38A, S213554
Enlisted: 11 April 1916, Port Pirie, SA
Last Rank: Lance Sergeant
Last Unit: 51st Infantry Battalion
Born: Mern Merna, SA, 6 December 1897
Home Town: Port Lincoln, Port Lincoln, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer / Tally Clerk
Died: Port Lincoln, SA, 22 June 1971, aged 73 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Happy Valley Cemetery, Port Lincoln
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Memorials: Ucolta Memorial Hall (Remains)
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World War 1 Service

11 Apr 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 38, 3rd Division Cyclist Company, Port Pirie, SA
18 May 1916: Involvement Private, SN 38, 3rd Division Cyclist Company
18 May 1916: Embarked Private, SN 38, 3rd Division Cyclist Company, HMAT Demosthenes, Sydney
11 Nov 1918: Involvement Private, SN 38A, 51st Infantry Battalion

World War 2 Service

21 Jun 1940: Involvement Lance Sergeant, SN S213554
21 Jun 1940: Enlisted Port Lincoln, SA
21 Jun 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Lance Sergeant, SN S213554
21 Jun 1940: Involvement Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Lance Sergeant, SN S213554

World War 1 Service

Date unknown: Wounded SN 38, 51st Infantry Battalion

World War 2 Service

Date unknown: Discharged Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Lance Sergeant, SN S213554

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of John Francis COONEY and Rose Ann nee LENNON