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01 Oct 1884
Newark on Trent
He was the son of John and Charlotte Coop of North Scarle Newark. He was the husband of Ethel May Coop (later Wade) of Monarch House East Street Weymouth Dorset.
He was a farm servant before enlisting 1/5/1903 for 12 years.
31 May 1916
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Petty Officer Stoker
HMS Invincible Royal Navy
At Jutland Lützow and Derfflinger fired three salvoes each at Invincible and sank her in 90 seconds. At least one 305 mm (12-inch) shell from the third salvo struck her midships 'Q' turret. The shell penetrated the front of 'Q' turret, blew off the roof and detonated the midships magazines, which blew the ship in half. The explosion possibly ignited 'A' and 'X' magazines. Of her complement, 1026 officers and men were killed, including Rear-Admiral Hood. There were only six survivors picked up by Badger. (Wikipedia)
Portsmouth Naval Memorial
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