Born at Fremantle, CoE. Enlisted 5 February 1916 age 20, watchmaker. Nok father, William Hooper of View St, Cottesloe Beach. Embarked at Fremantle 23 December 1916 per A36 Berrima. Served in France 1917 and was killed in action in Belgium 12 October 1917. Buried at Tyne Cot Military Cemetery III.A.4. Service medals: BWM and VM.