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William Cooper

Updated: Mar 31, 2023


2717 Private

‘B’ Company, 1/7th Battalion, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, 10th Infantry Brigade, 4th Division

Age: 19

Date of Death: 25.4.1915

Buried: Menin Gate Memorial, Panel 42 & 44


Family history: He lived at 165 High Street, Falkirk and was the son of Elizabeth Cooper his father had died. He had two sisters and a brother. Before enlisting he was employed at The Queens Hotel, Grangemouth. He joined the Territorial Battalion on 14 September 1914, for a period of 4 years.

Click on the link for the action that lead to his death https://www.theypressalient.com/post/25-april-1915-a-bloody-day-at-st-julian


Medal awarded

1915 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal



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