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  • Buried in Y Farm Military Cemetery.
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He was the son of Frederick and Sarah Ann Cooper of 21 South Street Sneinton Nottingham and the brother of Mabel, Ada, Frederick and Lily Cooper.
30 Aug 1915
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2nd Bn Northamptonshire Regiment
Seventeen year-old Pte. Ernest Cooper, 2nd Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment, formerly 4th Battalion Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment, was killed in action on 30th August 1915. He is buried in Y Farm Military Cemetery, Bois-Grenier.
Nottingham Evening Post obituary (abridged) 25 September 1915. COOPER killed in action 30 August, Private Ernest Cooper, 2nd Bn Northamptonshire, son of Mr and Mrs Cooper of 21 South Street, aged 17 years. Nottingham Evening Post obituary (abridged) 5 October 1915. COOPER 2nd Northamptonshire, 21 South Street, Nottingham, killed in action 30 August. In memoriam published 30th August 1916 in the Nottingham Evening Post : “COOPER. – In loving memory of Private E. Cooper, of the Northamptons, killed in action August 30th, 1915, aged 17. He left his country quite prepared, his fair young life to give; he bravely answered duty's call, his life he gave for one and all. Sleep on, dear brother, in a hero's grave, a grave we may never seen, but as long as life and memory last we will always remember thee. – From mother, grandmother, sisters, brother, and father in France.” Above in memoriam is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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  • Buried in Y Farm Military Cemetery.
    Ernest Cooper - Buried in Y Farm Military Cemetery.