Hooper Arthur Brian Wilfred Capt 117152
Name Hooper Arthur Brian Wilfred
Army number 117152
Date of birth Probably 1914, but actual date and confirmation not yet obtained.
Unit Served in the ranks of the Suffolk Regiment. Cadet at Sandhurst OCTU. Emergency Commission in the King's Shropshire Light Infantry 21/1/1940. Transferred to the Herefordshire Regiment. Attached to The Black Watch,posted 1 TS 2/7/1944. With the Battalion on disbandment. Attached to the Essex Regiment, posted 2nd Battalion (no date given but probably August 1944). DIED of WOUNDS 26/10/1944 with 2nd Battalion, Essex Regiment.
Company/Battery D Coy
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Company 2 i/c
Joined Brigade 2/7/1944.
Promotions W/S Lt. T/Captain.
Wounded Yes - exact date not yet known.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 26-Oct-44
Home address Son of Edgar Wilfred Hooper and Lilian Wells Hooper of Lifton, Devon. BA, LL.B.(Cantab). Buried Grave 6. C. 11. Bergen-op-Zoom Canadian War Cemetery.
Source table 1TS
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