Alan John COOPER

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COOPER, Alan John

Service Number: 4411171
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 3rd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (3RAR)
Born: Rose Park, South Australia , 7 May 1948
Home Town: Rose Park, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Soldier
Died: Killed in Action, Long Binh, FSB Balmoral, South Vietnam, 26 May 1968, aged 20 years
Cemetery: Centennial Park Cemetery, South Australia
Derrick Gardens - Path 7 - Grave 562A
Memorials: Adelaide South East Asian Conflicts Memorial, Adelaide Vietnam War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Hilton Australia's National Servicemen Memorial, Naracoorte War Memorial, Naracoorte and District Town Hall Honour Board WW1, Royal Park Allan Cooper Memorial
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Vietnam War Service

20 Dec 1967: Involvement Australian Army, Private, SN 4411171, 3rd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (3RAR)
12 May 1968: Involvement Australian Army, Private, SN 4411171, 3rd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (3RAR), FSB Coral / Balmoral - Vietnam

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Biography

Birth: May 7, 1948
South Australia, Australia
Death: May 26, 1968
Bien Hoa
Dong Nai, Vietnam

4411171 Private Alan John Cooper Age 20
3rd Battalion Royal Australian Regiment
Cooper was with 2 Platoon, A Company 3RAR on December 1967 when he was killed at 4am 26th May 1968. Fire Support Base Balmoral in Bien Hoe Province was overrun by the enemy. Buried Centennial Park Adelaide SA

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