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George Albert Cooper

In memory of:

Pilot Officer George Albert Cooper

July 29, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

J/7986

Age:

21

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

9 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of Ray F. and Bertha M. Cooper, of Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 66 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

12. G. 7.

Location:

BECKLINGEN WAR CEMETERY is 13 km south east of Soltau on the west side of the road from Hamburg to Hannover. From Hannover travel north in the direction of Hamburg on the Autoroute No.7 for 80 km until the junction with Soltau Sud, this is in fact the junction of the A7 with the B3 Hannover to Hamburg road. On leaving the A7 at Soltau Sud follow the B3 in the direction of Celle and Bergen. The cemetery is on the right hand side of the road, 7 Km from the motorway junction.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Grave marker– Becklingen War Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer George Albert Cooper is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer George Albert Cooper is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star April 1943. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star April 1943. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me

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