Cecil Henry Cooper

Name

Cecil Henry Cooper

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

25/01/1917
23

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Rifleman
S/4310
Rifle Brigade
13th Bn.

Awards

1914 /15 Star, British War and Victory medals

Cemetery/Memorial

STEVENAGE (ST. NICHOLAS) CHURCHYARD
United Kingdom

UK Memorials

Stevenage Old Town Memorial
St Nicholas' Church Memorial, Stevenage Old Town
Holy Trinity Church Memorial Roll of Honour, Stevenage Old Town

Pre War

Cecil was the son of Edward & Eliza Cooper of 24 Hellards Road, Stevenage. Before joining the Army, he worked as a local Blacksmith.

Wartime Service

He arrived in France on the 25th July 1915 and served continually on the Western Front for 18 Months. On the 25th January 1917, whilst returning from France for his first leave. He suddenly collapsed at Victoria station in London. He was taken to the 2nd London General Hospital where he sadly died having suffered heart failure. Cecil is buried in the St.Nicholas Churchyard, Stevenage.

Additional Information

www.stevenageatwar.com

Acknowledgments

Paul Johnson