Cooper William Pte 4457099

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Private William Cooper - Driver with 11th DLI
Private William Cooper - Driver with 11th DLI

Name Cooper William
Army number 4457099
Rank Private
Decorations None known beyond Service Awards
Date of birth Born 1/10/1918.
Age (At time of death).
Unit Enlisted in The Durham Light Infantry 19/10/1939. Posted to the 11th Battalion. Underwent Basic Training. Served with the B.E.F. in Northern France? Served Iceland. Served Normandy and North West Europe. Posted to ? Battalion of the DLI on the disbandment of the 11th Battalion. Relegated to the Z (T) Reserve 21/4/1946. Demobilised.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role Driver.
Joined Brigade 19/10/1939.
Promotions None known.
Wounded Not so far as is known.
Prisoner of War Not so far as is known.
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet known.
Home address Enlistment documentation shows Pte Cooper as working as a butcher immediately before joining the Army.
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