Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Alexander Cooper

In memory of:

Gunner John Alexander Cooper

November 25, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

85598

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Canadian Horse Artillery

Additional Information


Born:

October 1, 1895

Commemorated on Page 70 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

XX. C. 8A.

Location:

Etaples is a town about 27 kilometres south of Boulogne. The Etaples Military Cemetery is to the north of the town, on the west side of the road to Boulogne.

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 633 of 818.
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Oshawa War Memorial– The Oshawa Ontario War Memorial (1924) was named "The Garden of the 
Unforgotten".  This elaborate memorial was set with stones from each Great 
War Allied Nation and from the battlefields where Canadians fought.  A pair 
of electric torches were to remain burning, and a copper time capsule box 
with artifacts from 1924 was buried under the memorial.  In 2002 the 
Memorial Park was redeveloped and today the park incorporates beautiful 
gardens. A plaque explaining the redevelopment states:  "Memorial Park is 
regarded as hallowed ground for quiet meditation, the enjoyment of music, 
and especially for honouring our men and women who served in armed 
conflicts".
  • 1914-1918 Memorial Plaque

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