Cooper Charles William Lieutenant 457
Name Cooper Charles William
Army number CDN 457 (From Battalion records - the CANLOAN Officers' Website has his number as CDN 547).
Date of birth Not yet known.
Unit Royal Canadian Infantry Corps, CANLOAN Officer. Attached to The Durham Light Infantry, Posted 10th Bn DLI 30/6/1944. DIED of WOUNDS 12/7/1944.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade 30-Jun-44
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 12-Jul-44
Home address Son of Charles Alfred and Janet Manlin Cooper, Husband of Helen I Cooper, Toronto, Canada. Buried Grave I. C. 4. Hottot-les-Bagues War Cemetery.
Source table 10DLI
To see his CWGC Commemorative record please click here.
To read more about the CANLOAN Scheme, please click here.
To see the Memorial in Canada to these Officers, please click here. Note that Lt Cooper has a different CDN Number (347) on this Memorial than either of those mentioned above.
A further commemorative website page on CANLOAN Officers can be found here.
The DLI Roll of Honour, although it includes Officers attached from other Regiments, killed while serving with the DLI, does not include any of the CANLOAN Officers.