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  • William Gardiner COOPER

    Peter Epps
    • Regimental Number: WX12431

    William was an original member of the unit, embarking aboard “S.S. ZEALANDIA” on 8 Dec 1941 for Timor as a Private in No 3 Sect, “A” Platoon. After the campaign on Timor, he embarked with the unit, for Australia aboard the Royal Dutch destroyer “Tjerk Hiddes” on either 11 Dec 1942 or 16 Dec 1942, as the embarkation rolls do not differentiate. 

    Transferred to

    44th Battalion, 4 Jul 1943

    Promoted Acting Corporal, 14 Oct 1943

    3rd Aust Division, 12 Feb 1944

    2/11th Battalion, 5 Jul 1944

    17th Aust Maintenance Battalion, 17 Dec 1945

    He was discharged on 15 Aug 1946.



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