Albert Edward Cooper

Died 101 years ago today
View Albert Edward on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website
Service number:
40252
Rank:
Private
Service:
Leicestershire Regiment
Origin:
Date of birth:
1895
Date of death:
21 August 1918
Age at Death:
23
COOPER Albert Edward

Known information

Albert Edward Cooper lived in Leicester and was the son of Albert Henry and Margaret Ann Cooper of 6 Westgate Street in Oakham. He served with the 7th Battalion Leicestershire Regiment and died towards the end of the war on 21 August 1918 on the Somme. He is buried at Mill Road Cemetery near the Thiepval Memorial in France, grave VII.A.9, and is remembered on the war memorial in the churchyard of All Saints' Church in Oakham.

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