|Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment)||32314||10th Battalion|
|Leicestershire Regiment||60580||14th Battalion|
photo courtesy Maureen Carlile
Photo courtesy Bill Wragg
photos courtesy Maureen Carlile
Enlisted circa Nov 1915 into14th Leics Regt
Medal Index cards
Lance Sergeant Herbert Cooper: 32314 10/Notts & Derby Pte; 60581 14/Leic. Regt L/Sgt
Awarded the Victory and British War medals.
1918 Crich voters
Herbert Cooper, Hill Top; absent on military service.
Derbyshire Courier 23 February 1918
CRICH, LEA & HOLLOWAY
Soldiers over on leave during the week include Dispatch Rider Herbert Mercer (R.E.), who came on Sunday. He has been in France since September, nineteen fifteen, and was last on leave about ten months ago. Lance-Corporal John Curzon, of the Tours, has been over, having recently recovered from shrapnel wounds in his shoulder. Cpl Herbert Cooper, of Fritchley, another wounded soldier, came over last Friday, after spending three weeks in Southampton Hospital, suffering with trench foot. He came from the Arras front. Driver Samuel Lynam, son of Mr F.J.Lynam is another Fritchley soldier over from France. Signaller Arthur Bowmer, one of the four soldier sons of Mr and Mrs John Bowmer, of the Cross, came from France on Tuesday. Signaller Arthur Perry, Machine Gunner, Maurice Perry, and Private Charles Perry, the three fighting sons of Mr and Mrs C.Perry of the Market Place, have also been over together. The two former have been in France for about three years, never met each other. Maurice has been wounded and gassed four times.
Postcard from Crich Parish
Courtesy Maureen Carlisle
1939 Register: Hilltop, Fritchley
Herbert Cooper b.18 January 1897; brick setter, heavy work
Phoebe Cooper b.2 November 1898
Olive Bacon (Cooper) b.11 December 1927; school
Herbert Cooper married Phoebe Rice in 1922 September qtr (Belper reg district)
Herbert's brother Joseph Cooper is also on the Roll of Honour and served with the Foresters. They had close regimental numbers – Joseph's was 32312 and Herbert's was 32314.
1901: The Poplars, Fritchley
|Philip||Cooper||Head||39||Patent steel wiredrawer||Codnor|
|Philip||Cooper||Head||49||Patent steel wiredrawer||Codnor|
|George||Cooper||son||24||Labourer wire works||Crich|
|Sarah||Cooper||daughter||16||Lady finisher Stevenson Dyers||Crich|
|Herbert||Cooper||son||14||Labourer Glossops bobbin mills||Crich|