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Army Number: VX58304Image not available
Surname: COOPER
First Names: Norman William
Known as:
Rank: Pte.
Next of Kin: Mr. George COOPER
Date of Birth: 3/11/1917
Place of Birth: Melbourne, VIC
Date of Enlistment: 24/6/1941
Locality on Enlistment: Oakleigh, VIC
Place of Enlistment: Royal Park, VIC
Date taken on strength: 6/12/1941
Taken on strength at: Batu Pahat (attached)
Taken on strength from: 8 Div. Mobile Bath (attached)
Company:
Platoon:
Section:
Ship to Singapore: Zealandia (HMT Z)
Embarkation Date: 2/11/1941
Singapore Work Parties:
Other Work Parties:
Train to Thailand (if applicable) :
1945 Work Party:
Return to Australia by: Died Overseas
Return Date: 0/0/0000
Date of Discharge: 0/0/0000
Date of Death: 26/7/1943
Cemetery: Kanchanaburi War Cemetery
Plot/Row/Grave: 1.G.71
Memorial: Northcote, VIC
Information: Attached for duty to 2/30 Battalion ex 8 Div. Mobile Bath on 6/12/1941; returned to 8 Div. Mobile Bath on 8/12/1941; transferred to No.1 Company AASC on 17/1/1942; died of illness (malaria) on 26/7/1943; buried Linson Cemetery, Grave No.3; reburied in Kanburi War Cemetery, Grave 1.G.71 on 8/2/1946
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