Charles (aka Arthur Alexander BOARD) COOPER

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COOPER, Charles (aka Arthur Alexander BOARD)

Service Numbers: 2331, 6242
Enlisted: 31 March 1915, Keswick, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 12th Infantry Battalion
Born: Seymour, Tasmania, 19 August 1889
Home Town: Seymour, Break O'Day, Tasmania
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Miner
Died: Suicide, Campbellfield, Victoria, 14 February 1918, aged 28 years
Cemetery: Coburg Pine Ridge Cemetery
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World War 1 Service

31 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2331, 12th Infantry Battalion, Keswick, South Australia
10 Jun 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2331, 12th Infantry Battalion, RMS Persia, Melbourne
10 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2331, 12th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
26 Feb 1916: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 2331, 12th Infantry Battalion, Medically unfit (suffering fits and asthma)
29 Oct 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 6242, Charters Towers, Queensland

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Biography

No. 2331 Private Charles Cooper, (aka Arthur Alexander Board), born Tasmania 19 August 1889. Enlisted 12th Infantry Battalion 31 March 1915. Returned to Australia. Re-enlisted No. 6242 on 29 October 1917. Discharged medically unfit.

Found dead hanging from the limb of a tree.