Albert Edward COOPER

49th Infantry Battalion, AIF

Private, Regimental No. 3477.

Killed in Action, 5 April 1918, Morlancourt, France.

Biographical Details

Born: 6 October 1899 at Mackay, QLD, Australia.

Father: Robert William COOPER.

Mother: Maud Louisa SOPER.

Marital Status: Single.

Education: ?

Occupation: Farm Labourer.


Service and Enlistment Details

Enlisted on 9 October 1916 at Mackay, QLD.

Address at Enlistment: Gargett via Mackay, QLD.

Embarkation Details: Embarked Overseas on

24 January 1917 with 49th Battalion,

9th Reinforcements at Sydney, NSW on

Ship H.M.A.T. A33 "Ayrshire".

Cause of Death: Killed in Action on 5 April 1918 while serving with 49th  Battalion at Morlancourt, France at the age of 18 years.

Burial place: No known grave.

Next of Kin:  Sister, Mrs Alice Wilson, Owens Creek, Gargett via Mackay, QLD.

Religion: Church of England.


Commemorative Details


Panel 14,  Australian War Memorial;

Australian National Memorial, Villers-Brettoneux, France;

Gargett Memorial Gates;

Gargett Honour Board

Mackay Cenotaph

Mackay Old Town Hall Honour Board.  

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