We remember William Wilcox Cooper

We remember William Wilcox Cooper

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Timeline

1887
sibling Maud M Cooper Source:9065690 1887
1889
sibling Charles F Cooper Source:9065690 1889
1892
birth Saint Vigeans, Forfarshire United Kingdom Source:6287262 27th February 1892
1896
sibling Albert E Cooper Source:9065690 1896
1901
location [Coastguard] Station Officer's House, Kinneff & Catterline United Kingdom parents address Source:9065690 1901
1907
service Royal Navy Boy 2nd Class 239571 Source:6287262 5th September 1907
1907
service Royal Navy Boy 1st Class 239571 Source:6287262 6th December 1907
1910
service Royal Navy Ordinary Signalman 239571 Source:6287262 27th February 1910
1910
service Royal Navy Signalman 239571 Source:6287262 30th April 1910
1911
location HMS Formidable United Kingdom military residence address Source:9065709 1911
1914
service Royal Navy Signalman 239571 HMS Vulcan (C27) Source:6287262 17th February 1914
1915
service Royal Navy Leading Signalman 239571 HMS Vulcan (C27) Source:6287262 1st June 1915 - 2nd March 1916
1916
service Royal Navy Leading Signalman 239571 HMS Arrogant Source:6287262 3rd March 1916 - 19th July 1916
1916
service Royal Navy Leading Signalman 239571 HMS Maidstone Source:6287262 20th July 1916 - 3rd August 1916
1916
service Royal Navy Leading Signalman 239571 HM Submarine E 19 Source:6287262 4th August 1916 - 28th August 1916
1916
service Royal Navy Leading Signalman 239571 HMS Dolphin Source:6287262 29th August 1916 - 30th October 1916
1916
service Royal Navy Leading Signalman 239571 HMS Titania (J3) Source:6287262 31st October 1916 - 16th August 1917
1917
service Royal Navy Leading Signalman 239571 HMS Dolphin (K17) Source:6287262 17th August 1917 - 25th September 1917
1917
service Royal Navy Leading Signalman 239571 HMS Crescent (K17) Source:6287262 26th September 1917 - 31st January 1918
1918
service Royal Navy Leading Signalman 239571 H.M. Submarine K.17. Source:9065672 January 1918
1918
death Lost his life during the accidental collisions of several Naval Vessels, resulting in the sinking of K17 and K4, the infamous "Battle of the Isle of May" Firth of Forth United Kingdom Source:9065672 Source:9065673 31st January 1918
sibling Nellie Source:9065673
burial Chatham Naval Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Kent United Kingdom Source:9065672

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William Wilcox
Initials WW
Last Name Cooper
Source 6287262
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
HMS Formidable United Kingdom military residence address known 1911
[Coastguard] Station Officer's House, Kinneff & Catterline United Kingdom parents address known 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Royal Navy 239571 Boy 1st Class
Royal Navy 239571 Ordinary Signalman
Royal Navy 239571 Signalman
Royal Navy 239571 HMS Vulcan (C27) Signalman
Royal Navy 239571 HMS Vulcan (C27) Leading Signalman
Royal Navy 239571 HMS Arrogant Leading Signalman
Royal Navy 239571 HMS Maidstone Leading Signalman
Royal Navy 239571 HM Submarine E 19 Leading Signalman
Royal Navy 239571 HMS Dolphin Leading Signalman
Royal Navy 239571 HMS Titania (J3) Leading Signalman
Royal Navy 239571 HMS Dolphin (K17) Leading Signalman
Royal Navy 239571 HMS Crescent (K17) Leading Signalman
Royal Navy 239571 Boy 2nd Class
Royal Navy 239571 H.M. Submarine K.17. Leading Signalman
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
George Cooper father
Mary A mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Nellie sister
Maud M Cooper sister 1887
Charles F Cooper brother 1889
Albert E Cooper brother 1896

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Official Records

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Royal Navy Seamen 1899-1919
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Fife3190
WW1 Naval Casualties Transcription Fife3190
Deaths at sea, 1781-1968 Transcription Fife3190
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Fife3190
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Fife3190

External Evidence

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Leading Signalman William Wilcox Cooper, R.N., Fife3190

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