George Henry COOPER

COOPER, George Henry

Service Numbers: 32292, 32292
Enlisted: 31 August 1916, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: AIF Headquarters
Born: Heidelberg, Victoria, Austalia, 4 August 1894
Home Town: Heidelberg, Banyule, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Carpenter
Died: Heidleberg, Victoria, Australia, 3 December 1959, aged 65 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Warringal Cemetery, Victoria
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World War 1 Service

31 Aug 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 32292, 8th Field Artillery Brigade , Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
14 Feb 1917: Involvement Gunner, SN 32292, 8th Field Artillery Brigade
14 Feb 1917: Embarked Gunner, SN 32292, 8th Field Artillery Brigade , RMS Osterley, Melbourne
21 Apr 1918: Transferred AIF WW1, Gunner, 1st Divisional Ammunition Column, From 7th Field Artillery Brigade
20 May 1918: Transferred AIF WW1, Gunner, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade , From the 1st Divisional Ammunition Column
17 Apr 1919: Transferred AIF WW1, Gunner, AIF Headquarters
27 Nov 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 32292, Discharged at the 3rd Military District

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Jesse Cooper and Kate Cooper nee Haggarty  of Heidelberg, Victoria

Husband of Ruby Myrtle Cooper of George Street, East Melbourne, Victoria formely of Burgundy Street, Heidelberg

Commenced return to Australia on6 September 1919 aboard HT Euripides disembarking on 20 October 1919

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal