14629661 Sapper

 

Francis Julius Cooper.

 

14 Bomb Disposal Company.

 

Royal Engineers.

Photo donated by a friend.

 

Son of Francis Julius and Mary Cooper of Dudley: Husband of Alice Cooper of Netherton, Dudley.

 

Died on the 7th February 1945. Aged 41.

 

Buried at Saint Andrew Churchyard, Netherton.

Section 1 Grave 1308

 

On the 7th February 1945 Lance Sergeant J. Edwards and Sapper F.J. Cooper died whilst clearing mines in a coastal minefield at Filey.

Details extracted from The Danger of UXB’s. Col E.E. Wakeling.