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He was the 25 year-old son of Mrs. Harriet Green and he was the husband of Lavinia Frances Cooper and the father of Alfred Cooper. In 1911 they lived at 19 Bedford Square Hyson Green Nottingham.
He was a coal getter in 1911.
01 Aug 1915
25
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2031
Private
1/7th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Private John Cooper, served with the 1/7th Battalion Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment (Robin Hood Rifles), he was killed in action on 1st August 1915. He is buried in Sanctuary Wood Cemetery.
In memoriam published 1st August 1916 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “COOPER. – Killed in action at Hooge, August 1st, 1915, Private John Cooper, 1/7th Robin Hoods, age 25 years. When times are bad and friends are few, dear husband how I long for you; the one I loved and could not save, buried in an unknown grave. – From his sorrowing wife and children.” In memoriam published 1st August 1917 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- 'Cooper. Killed in action August 1st 1915 Private John Cooper Sherwood Foresters. He lives with us in memory still and will for ever more. Wife, children.' Above are courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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