Born: 4 May 1886 in Whitchurch, Shropshire; baptised 21 May the same year in St. Alkmund’s Parish Church.
Family: He was the second of three children born to John Cooper, a farm labourer, and his wife Mary. He married Florence Painter in Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire in 1910; there do not appear to be any children born to the couple.
Residence: In 1891 he was living with his parents and siblings in Megacre Lane, Audley, Newcastle Under Lyme, Staffordshire. In 1901 he was living with his maternal grandmother in Boon Hill, Audley; by 1911 he had married and was living with his mother in law at 34 Boon Hill, Bignall End, Newcastle under Lyme. The military records show him living at Mile Bank Cottages, Whitchurch, Shropshire in 1921 and by 1939 he was living at 8 Apedale Road, Newcastle-Under-Lyme.
Employment: Colliery Worker
Died: 1964 in Newcastle under Lyme, aged 78.
Regiment: Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Date of Enlistment: Not known
Date of Discharge: Not known
Reason for Discharge: Injury
Brother to Albert Cooper