James Cooper

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
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  • Service no: 89322
  • Rank: Private
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  • 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

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
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  • Siblings:

    Mrs Elizabeth Nairn, (foster sister) 26 Mid St, Dundee & William

  • Spouse:
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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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