Cooper, William John

William John 

Cooper

1899 - 1915
Aged17
Rank Private
Service no.3979
Regiment 114th Battalion Leicestershire Regiment
BirthplaceLeicester
DiedOctober 22, 1915

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William John
Cooper

William was born in 1899 in Leicester and baptised on 5.3.1899 at St. Hild’s Church Leicester. He was the son of William Cooper, a boot riviter, and his second wife Alice Corbett. He was one of three children-
William John 1899
Albert 1900
Doris Sarah 1902

In 1901 census the family were at 30 Osborne St., Leicester and in 1911 census they were at 9 Holland Rd., Leicester.

William became Private 3979 in 114th Battalion Leicestershire Regiment and Died of Wounds on 22.10.1915 aged 17.

He is buried in Welford Rd. cemetery and also has a memorial at St. Mark’s Church.

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