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Joseph Cooper

In memory of:

Private Joseph Cooper

October 2, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

925044

Age:

27

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment)

Division:

5th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

May 3, 1891

Son of Alfred E. and Robenia Cooper, of Chisworth, Manchester, England.

Commemorated on Page 389 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

F. 21.

Location:

Sauchy-Lestree is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais and a little north of the road from Arras to Cambrai. CHAPEL CORNER CEMETERY, SAUCHY-LESTREE is about 0.75 kilometres south-east of the village, at a fork of the road to Epinoy.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  CONNON TO CORBETT.  Microform Sequence 22; Volume Number 31829_B016731. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 166.  Page 641 of 818. Private Joseph Cooper was originally buried in Epinoy Road British Cemetery. Following the Armistice, his body, and those of the other 31 soldiers buried there, were exhumed and re-interred in Chapel Corner Cemetery.

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