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James Cooper

  • Service number
    12/328 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Auckland Infantry Battalion, 6th (Hauraki) Company AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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  • Title
  • Forenames
    James AWMM
  • Surname
    Cooper AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    12/328 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Presbyterian, Christian AWMM

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    9 October 1884 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Place of birth
    Orkney Islands, Scotland Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Thames, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Cooper (mother), 12 School Place, Kirkwall, Orkney Islands, Scotland AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 Oct 1914 Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
      Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    12/328 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
    Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment


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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 16 Oct 1914-3 December 1914 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM HMNZT 8 or HMNZT 12 AWMM
    Vessel was Star of India or Waimana AWMM
    Private AWMM
    Auckland Infantry Battalion AWMM
    Main Body AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 7" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      159 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Private AWMM
    Auckland Infantry Battalion, 6th (Hauraki) Company AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • James Cooper was the son of Charles and Jane Cooper, of 12, School Place, Kirkwall, Orkney Islands.

    Wounded in action, 25 April 1915 (gun shot wound, left arm); admitted to 15th General Hospital, Alexandria, Egypt, 30 April 1915; transferred to England (date not recorded).
    Died of wounds received in action, Royal Victoria Hospital, Netley, Hampshire, 24 June 1915.
    Body sent to relatives, Kirkwall, Orkney Islands, Scotland.

    Parents: Charles and Jane Cooper, 12 School Place, Kirkwall, Orkney Islands, Scotland AWMM
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About death

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  • Age at death
    35 AWMM
  • Date of death
    24 June 1915 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Died of wounds AWMM
  • Place of death
    United Kingdom AWMM
  • Death notes
    United Kingdom ex Gallipoli AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Kirkwall (St Magnus) Cathedral Churchyard, Orkney Islands AWMM
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