Cooper, William.

BORN BRIGG, LINCS, 04/06/1880. SON OF ELIZABETH AKEROYD. EMPLOYED AS A GARDENER. HE MARRIED HENRIETTA SMITH, IN HULL, ON 23/12/1905. THEY LIVED AT 14 THORNHILL AVENUE, BOURNEMOUTH STREET, HULL (CWGC ADDRESS), WITH THEIR SONS WILLIAM, BORN IN 04/09/1908 AND CYRIL EDWARD, BORN 22/07/1914. THEY ALSO ADOPTED ALFRED BRAY SMITH, BORN 18/09/1901.

HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED AS PRIVATE, 7840, 2ND LINCOLNSHIRE REGIMENT. ARRIVED IN FRANCE, ON 05/11/1914. DIED OF WOUNDS, AT NO:7 CASUALTY CLEARING STATION, MERVILLE, ON 12/03/1915, AGED 34.

HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS WIDOW. SHE RE-MARRIED AND BECAME HENRIETTA POULSON, AND MOVED TO 106. SELBY STREET, HULL (WAR PENSION ADDRESS).


First name:
WILLIAM
Military Number:
7840
Rank:
Private
Date Died
12/03/1915
Place died:
Merville Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France
Age:
34
14 THORNHILL AVENUE, BOURNEMOUTH STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK