|Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment)||47552||14th, 2nd & 1st Battalions|
|Labour Corps||528141||501st Agricultural Coy|
Photos courtesy Enid Hanson
Enlisted Dec 1916; 14th were Reserve Battalion.
He went to France to join 2nd battalion on 29/8/16 but soon moved to 1st battalion 29/10/16.
Army Service Record
He enisted 25 May 1916 at Derby, aged 39 years and 6 months, a married farm carter living at Foundry Road, Codnor Park. Height 5ft 5⅛ . A Primative Methodist (or Wesleyan) born at Fritchley.
Next of kin Gertrude Jackson married 12/11/1900 at Belper; children Sarah, Emma, Amy, Albert Victor, Elsie Florence May, baby girl
Born 1876 Fritchley
10/12/15 to 28/08/16
29/08/16 to 02/03/17 Expeditionary Forces France
In 1919 transferred to the Labour Corps
03/05/19 Awarded 20% disabilty allowance of 5/6 ; married with 4 children
Medal Index Card
528141 Pte Cooper Herbert, Labour Corps; (also 47552 Notts & Derby) awarded Victory and British War Medals
His brother Albert Victor Cooper is also on the Roll of Honour
1939 Register: Goose Lane Codnor
Herbert Cooper b. 22 June 1899; farm labourer
Gertrude Cooper b. 19 March 1903 [crossed out and changed to 1884]
Herbert Cooper married Gertrude Jackson 12 November 1900 at Belper
1911: Nether Heage
|Herbert||Cooper||Head||33||Labourer lime works||Derbyshire|