Private William Collett Cooper

Otago Regiment, New Zealand Expeditionary Force

Died: Sunday 1 October 1916 (aged 31)

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Record:
COOPER, WILLIAM COLLETT
Additional information:
Son of Charles Alfred and Mary J. Cooper, of 15, St. Stephen's Avenue, Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand.
Cemetery:
BROCKENHURST (ST. NICHOLAS) CHURCHYARD
Cemetery/memorial reference:
A. 5. 7.
Country:
United Kingdom

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Name recorded:
Cooper, William C
Memorial:
South Merstham Parish WW1 Tablet (WMR 23709)
Location:
South Merstham, Surrey
Name recorded:
Cooper, William C
Memorial:
Audenshaw (WMR 3267)
Location:
Audenshaw, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Cooper, William C
Memorial:
Heavy Woollen District Military Hospital (WMR 29215)
Location:
Dewsbury, West Yorkshire
Name recorded:
Cooper, William C
Memorial:
St Aidans Church - Window WW1 (WMR 17838)
Location:
South Shields, Tyne And Wear
Name recorded:
Cooper, William C
Memorial:
St Stephen's Church-Lychgate Names Plaques (WMR 75049)
Location:
Audenshaw, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Cooper, William C
Memorial:
William C Cooper (WMR 74993)
Location:
Audenshaw, Greater Manchester
Name recorded:
Cooper, William C
Memorial:
Buckhaven, Methil and Innerleven (WMR 8532)
Location:
Methil, Fife
Name recorded:
Cooper, W C
Memorial:
Old Sandonians - WW1 (WMR 40841)
Location:
Sandown, Isle Of Wight
Name recorded:
Cooper, W C
Memorial:
St Johns Parishioners (WMR 40843)
Location:
Sandown, Isle Of Wight
Name recorded:
Cooper, W C
Memorial:
Holy Trinity Church WW1 And WW2 (WMR 43273)
Location:
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Name recorded:
Cooper, W C
Memorial:
St Johns Parishioners WW1 (WMR 47763)
Location:
Isleworth, Greater London
Name recorded:
Cooper, W C
Memorial:
Borough Of Luton War Memorial (WMR 7563)
Location:
Luton, Bedfordshire
Name recorded:
Cooper, W C
Memorial:
Men Of Stockwell (WMR 2256)
Location:
Stockwell, Greater London
Name recorded:
Cooper, W C
Memorial:
Sandown - WW1 and WW2 (WMR 21826)
Location:
Sandown, Isle Of Wight
Name recorded:
Cooper, W C
Memorial:
New Seaham Cenotaph (WMR 52171)
Location:
Seaham, Durham

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Name:
Lieutenant W C Cooper
Context:
commander
Date:
30 Sep 1916
Diary:
7 DIVISION: 20 Battalion Manchester Regiment (page 106)
Name:
Lieutenant Colonel W G Cooper
Context:
Date:
30 Sep 1916
Diary:
2 INDIAN CAVALRY DIVISION: 34 Poona Horse (page 262)
Name:
Captain Cooper
Context:
other
Date:
30 Sep 1916
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 76 Infantry Brigade: 1 Battalion Gordon Highlanders. (page 94)
Name:
Major Cooper
Context:
other
Date:
1 Oct 1916
Diary:
7 DIVISION: 2 Battalion Honourable Artillery Company (page 4)
Name:
Second Lieutenant E P Cooper
Context:
Killed in action
Date:
30 Sep 1916
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 16 Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment (page 123)
Name:
Second Lieutenant F P Cooper
Context:
Killed in action
Date:
30 Sep 1916
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 1 Battalion Cheshire Regiment (page 265)