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Full Name
Alexander James Hooper
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Alexander James
Surname
Hooper
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
10/3297
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Next of Kin
Mrs Jessie G. Hooper (mother), 18 Bay Street, Petone, Wellington, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
18 Bay Street, Petone, New Zealand
Military District
Wellington
Body on Embarkation
8th Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit
Wellington Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date
13 November 1915
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Willochra or Tofua
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Page on Nominal Roll
340
Last Unit Served
Wellington Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion
Place of Death
France
Date of Death
16 September 1916
Year of Death
1916
Cause of Death
Died of wounds
Memorial Name
Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France
Biographical Notes
Alexander Hooper was the son of Mrs. Jessie Grant Hooper, of Berhampore, Wellington, New Zealand.
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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