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Arthur John Cooper

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South African War Memorial, on a wall near RSA entranceway, Gisborne. "Volunteers from Poverty Bay who served in the Sth African War 1899-1902". Image kindly provided by Paul Baker (December 2008). Image has no known copyright restrictions.

South African War Memorial, on a wall near RSA entranceway, Gisborne. "Volunteers from Poverty Bay w …

Identity

  • Title
    • Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 July 2015 - Military Record
    • Bugler Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Forenames
    Arthur John AWMM
  • Surname
    Cooper AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    7369 AWMM
  • Gender
    • Male AWMM
    • Male Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 July 2015 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 8 August 1880 Noel Smith Research Project
    • 1880 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    1880 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 July 2015 - BMD NZ records
  • Place of birth
    NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 July 2015 - BMD NZ records
  • Birth notes
    son of Arthur John & Emily Clara Cooper Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 July 2015 - BMD NZ records
  • Address before enlistment
    Palmerston Road, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    father - Arthur John Cooper of Palmerston Road, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Relationship status
    single Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 July 2015 - Military Record

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Mounted Rifles Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Service number
    7369 AWMM
  • Military service
    • no 21 company (auckland section), 7th Contingent & 9th Contingent Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 July 2015 - Military Record
    • 1901-1902 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    1901-1902 SA War Medals Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 July 2015 - Probable

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    Gisborne Rifles Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
    Cyclemaker Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 July 2015 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    21 yrs 7 mths Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 July 2015 - Military Record

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 July 2015 - Military Record

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Father was named Arthur John Cooper. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    14 November 1918 Noel Smith Research Project
    Age 39 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Gisborne's SA Boer War Memorial - refer to document attached "Gisborne Boys in the SA Boer War" Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 12 July 2015 - Research
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

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Contributors

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04 August 2015Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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