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Cooper, Percy
1891 - 1915


  • Enlisted:
  • at Nottingham on 22 Apr 1913. Aged 22y 1m
  • Description:
  • height 5ft 6¼; weight 130lbs; chest 36in; eyes Grey; hair Dark Brown; marks Scar left thumb, scar right knee, scar back of head; physical development Good; religion Church of England.
  • Occupation:
  • Quarry Labourer
  • Address:
  • Chesterfield, Derbyshire

Service history

22 Apr 1913Appointed to 2nd Battn Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment) (4561)
11 Nov 1914Service: France, to 29.1.15
20 Jan 1915Illness: Sick. Admitted to hospital. Field
25 Jan 1915Illness: Frostbite. Admitted to hospital. Havre
26 Jan 1915Illness: Frostbite. Transferred to England per SS Asturias
28 Jan 1915Service: Home, to 20.4.15
21 Apr 1915Embarked for France
27 Apr 1915Joined battalion
09 Aug 1915Killed in action, France.

1914-1915 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal


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