We remember Sydney Cooper

We remember Sydney Cooper

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Timeline

Timeline

1892
birth Nottingham United Kingdom Source:8709044 Source:6654258 18th July 1892
1911
employment Civil Engineer Nottingham United Kingdom Source:8720572 1911
1914
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:6654258 1914 - 1919
1914
service British Army Second Lieutenant 13th Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment Source:8798775 1914
1914
enlistment Nottingham United Kingdom Source:6654258 17th September 1914
1914
service British Army Lieutenant Notts and Derby (the Sherwood Foresters) Source:8723801 19th September 1914
1915
service British Army Lieutenant Lancashire Fusiliers 2/5th Battlion Source:8723801 18th August 1915 - 5th August 1916
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:6654250 18th August 1915
1915
theatres Western Europe :1 Source:8723801 18th August 1915 - 15th September 1916
1916
service British Army Temp Captain Lancashire Fusiliers 2/5th Batt Source:8723801 5th August 1916
1916
appointments Temp Captain Source:8723801 5th August 1916
1916
hospitalisation gun shot wound in abdomen Hospital/Institution Source:6654258 9th September 1916
1916
hospitalisation gunshot wound- at Battle of Ginchy, France Hospital/Institution Source:8721916 9th September 1916
1916
dates Age 24 Source:6654258 12th October 1916
1917
service British Army Lieutenant Notts and Derby (the Sherwood Foresters) 3rd Batt Source:8723801 1st August 1917
1918
awards Military Cross Other War Service Award Source:6654250 21st March 1918
1918
hospitalisation Gunshot wound in left leg and head/ Shrapnel wound in head Rifle bullet in leg (Lagincourt near Queant) Hospital/Institution Source:6654258 21st March 1918
1918
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:8617637 21st March 1918
1918
service British Army Capt/Lt 71st Inft Bgde 6th Division 2nd Sherwood Foresters Source:6654258 21st March 1918
1918
service British Army Lieutenant Notts and Derby (the Sherwood Foresters) 71st Inf Brigade 6th Division Source:8723801 21st March 1918
1918
service Air Force (RAF/RFC) Former Army Capt joined RAF RAF Source:8709491 23rd June 1918
1918
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:6654250 28th July 1918
1918
appointments RAF Flight Lieut (former Capt in the Army) Source:8709491 7th November 1918
1918
appointments RAF pilot Source:6654252 21st December 1918
1918
appointments RAF Source:6654253 December 1918
1920
employment Surveyor Newmarket District Council Soham United Kingdom Source:8617608 1920 - 1929
service British Army Lieutenant 13th Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment Source:953551
service British Army Lieutenant 2nd Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment Source:953551
service British Army Captain 2nd Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment Source:953551
education Nottingham High Pavement School United Kingdom Source:6654258
sibling George Cooper Source:8709491
1971
death Not War Related Nottingham United Kingdom Source:6654258 Source:8709491 1971

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Sydney
Initials S
Last Name Cooper
Source 953551
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
114 Noel St., Nottingham United Kingdom parents address
Lakedown, Boscombe Down and 14 T.D.S. United Kingdom military residence address
RAF Cranwell United Kingdom military residence address
The Oaks, Soham United Kingdom their own address
Vendome France military residence address
White Hart Hotel, Mansfield United Kingdom away from home address
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 13th Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment Lieutenant
British Army 2nd Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment Captain
British Army 2nd Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment Lieutenant
British Army 71st Inft Bgde 6th Division 2nd Sherwood Foresters Capt/Lt
Air Force (RAF/RFC) RAF Former Army Capt joined RAF
British Army Lancashire Fusiliers 2/5th Battlion Lieutenant
British Army Lancashire Fusiliers 2/5th Batt Temp Captain
British Army Notts and Derby (the Sherwood Foresters) 3rd Batt Lieutenant
British Army Notts and Derby (the Sherwood Foresters) 71st Inf Brigade 6th Division Lieutenant
British Army Notts and Derby (the Sherwood Foresters) Lieutenant
British Army 13th Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment Second Lieutenant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
Military Cross Other War Service Award
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mary Elizabeth Cooper mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
George Cooper brother
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
DateHeightSource
1914-09-17 5'5"

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
British Royal Air Force, Officers' Service Records 1912-1920 Transcription Fife3190

External Evidence

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Battle of Ginchy, France Clifford40380

Multimedia

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Sydney Cooper Clifford40380
Group photo Notts and Derby Regt Clifford40380
Medal Card- Military Cross Clifford40380
RAF list Clifford40380
RAF List 1918 Clifford40380
RAF Physical Training 1918 Clifford40380
Medical Board papers Clifford40380
Sydney Cooper (on right) Clifford40380
Photos of colleagues Clifford40380
Sydney Cooper Clifford40380
Sydney Cooper Clifford40380
in civilian life after the war Clifford40380
Sydney Cooper second from left top row. Clifford40380
Times entry 31 July 1918 Clifford40380
Sydney Cooper MC Clifford40380
Oaks Soham Cambridgeshire Clifford40380
RAF record Clifford40380
1911 census entry Clifford40380
notes from file TNA Clifford40380
in Clacton on Sea 27.7.1961 Clifford40380
Sherwood Foresters 1914 Clifford40380

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