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   10112 1.0 Percy Coopermale
10110 Father: Frederick Cooper
10111 Mother: Lizzie [not known]
Birth: about Mar 1891, at DesboroughWW1 Army
Death: 09 Aug 1915, Killed in action , at France, age: 24y
Memorial: at Ypres, France (ref: Panel 39 and 41) CWGC

Married: Harriett Downing  at Wymondham, Leicestershire 12 Feb 1912WW1 Army

   101142.1 Gladys Edith Lilian Cooperfemale
Birth: 27 Feb 1912, at Walsham, LeicestershireWW1 Army

   101152.2 Rose Ellen Cooperfemale
Birth: 06 Dec 1913, at Eckington, DerbyshireWW1 Army



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