We remember William Cooper

We remember William Cooper

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Timeline

Timeline

1882
birth Birmingham United Kingdom Source:8748077 Source:8747619 26th October 1882
1904
employment Mechanic Birmingham United Kingdom Source:8747619 11th April 1904
1904
dates Age 21 Source:8747619 11th April 1904
1904
enlistment Birmingham United Kingdom Source:8747619 11th April 1904
1904
hospitalisation Sprained left knee Hospital/Institution Source:8747619 18th May 1904 - 25th May 1904
1906
events Service in India Overseas service India Source:8747619 21st February 1906
1914
marriage Ellen Humphris Source:8748089 25th April 1914
1914
events Mobilization with the BEF War Service Clonmel Ireland On Friday August 7th the first batch of 300 reservists from the Depot in Clonmel arrived at the barracks in Devonport. This was followed by another batch the next day and a final batch on the 9th. Source:8747619 6th August 1914
1914
service British Army Private 8215 Royal Irish Regiment 2nd Battalion Source:8748077 23rd August 1914
1914
internment pow Senne Germany Source:8747619 3rd October 1914
1914
location Sennelager POW Camp, Senne Germany military residence address Source:8748077 3rd October 1914
1915
children Olive Mons Cooper Source:8747619 11th March 1915
1917
hospitalisation Head wound when attacked in POW camp. Hospital/Institution Source:8747619 23rd March 1917
1917
internment pow Germany Source:8748077 19th September 1917
1918
events Arrival back in the UK after captivity in Germany Repatriation Hull United Kingdom Source:8748077 2nd December 1918
1919
discharge Source:8747619 3rd March 1919
1919
dates Age 36 Source:8747619 3rd March 1919
1919
location 207 St Vincent Street, Birmingham United Kingdom their own address Source:8747619 3rd March 1919

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William
Initials W
Last Name Cooper
Source 954521
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
207 St Vincent Street, Birmingham United Kingdom their own address known 3rd March 1919
Sennelager POW Camp, Senne Germany military residence address known 3rd October 1914
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 8215 Royal Irish Regiment 2nd Battalion Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Olive Mons Cooper daughter 11th March 1915
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ellen Humphris wife 25th April 1914
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Grey
DateHeightSource
1904-04-11 5'3"

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Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Patrick63223
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Patrick63223
England & Wales marriages 1837-2008 Transcription Patrick63223

External Evidence

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The Campaigns and History of the Royal Irish Regiment Vol.II from 1900 to 1922 Patrick63223
1914-1918 PRISONERS OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR ICRC HISTORICAL ARCHIVES Patrick63223

Multimedia

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Royal Irish Regiment Cap Badge Patrick63223
2nd Battalion R.I.Rgt. Memorial, Mons. Patrick63223
2nd Battalion R.I.Rgt. Memorial, Mons. Patrick63223
SS Herschel Patrick63223
Rue Leon Save, Mons, Belgium. Patrick63223
Royal Irish Regiment Cap Badge Patrick63223
Sennelager POW camp Patrick63223
Stephenson Place, Birmingham Patrick63223
St Vincent Street, Ladywood, Birmingham Patrick63223
SS Londonderry Patrick63223

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