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  • 17928 Private Richard Cooper, died of wounds at sea on 3/12/1915, He would have been buried at sea and is named on the Helles Memorial Gallipoli. Visited by me in 2008. Photo Steve  Morse
Person Details
Hucknall Torkard Nottinghamshire
Richard was born in 1893 and was the son of Thomas and Mary Ann Cooper and the brother of Rachael, Mary Ann, Susannah, Florrie, Annie, John and Agnes Cooper. In 1911 he was lodging in Hucknall with George Cole and family.
He was a farm labourer.
03 Dec 1915
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680915 - CWGC Website
17928
Private
9th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Richard probably joined the battalion as a replacement in September 1915. He died at sea of his wounds and was then buried at sea. He is commemorated on the Helles Memorial, Gallipoli
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  • 17928 Private Richard Cooper, died of wounds at sea on 3/12/1915, He would have been buried at sea and is named on the Helles Memorial Gallipoli. Visited by me in 2008. Photo Steve  Morse
    Richard Cooper name on memorial - 17928 Private Richard Cooper, died of wounds at sea on 3/12/1915, He would have been buried at sea and is named on the Helles Memorial Gallipoli. Visited by me in 2008. Photo Steve Morse