This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment:
- Service no: 89322
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Machine Gun Corps
- Unit/Ship: 2nd Company
- Place of Death: Belgium
- Age at Death: 25
- Date of Death: 10.11.1917
- Burial Country: Belgium
- Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 154 to 159 & 162A
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
Mrs Elizabeth Nairn, (foster sister) 26 Mid St, Dundee & William
More about James Cooper
James has no known grave but is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial.
James Cooper 89332 Machine Gun Corps
COOPER―Killed in action, on the 10th November, 89332 Private James Cooper M.G.C, late of the Black Watch. – Inserted by his sorrowing friend, Miss A. Innes, 61 Derby Street, also brother Will.
Dundee People’s Journal 22nd December 1917
Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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