Biography of Serjeant Charles Herbert Cooper (1076)
10th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment
Died 22nd March 1918

Soldier

  • Name: Charles Herbert Cooper
    Date of birth: 1892
    Place of Birth: Edenham, Lincolnshire, England
    Date of Birth Registration: October – December 1892
    Place of Birth Registration: Bourne, Lincolnshire, England

Father

  • Name: James William Cooper
  • DOB: 1857
  • Place of Birth: Edenham, Lincolnshire, England
  • Occupation: Woodman in Woods

Mother

  • Name: Elizabeth Eleanor Crowson
  • DOB: 1865
  • Place Of Birth: Blatherwycke, Northamptonshire, England
  • Marriage: 17th June 1886 St Marylebone Westminster, England

Siblings: (Name), (DOB), (POB)

  • Elsie Mary Cooper, 1888, Edenham
  • William Sydney Cooper, 1891, Edenham
  • Charles Herbert Cooper, 1892, Edenham
  • Margaret Alice Cooper, 1898, Edenham
  • Eleanor Marion Cooper, 1904, Edenham
  • George Ronald Cooper, 1907, Edenham
  • Frederick Gordon Cooper, 1910, Edenham

Census

  • 1901: Charles is living with his parents in the Main Road, Edenham, Lincolnshire
  • 1911: Charles is living with his parents in Edenham, Lincolnshire. The census gives him an age of 18 and listed as a gamekeeper.

Relatives in services

  • None found

Wife

  • Name: Frances Mildred Reed
  • Date of birth: 6th December 1892
  • Place of Birth: Towcester, Northamptonshire, England

Marriage

  • Date of Marriage: 20 October 1917
  • Place of Marriage: Edenham Church, Edenham, Lincolnshire

Wife’s parents

  • Father: Montague Reed
  • Mother: Ellen Matilda Bliss

Newspaper Mentions

  • None found

Military Records

Attestation Papers

  • Available

Soldier’s Died In The Great War

  • These records show that Serjeant Charles Herbert Cooper, 1076, 10th Bn Lincolnshire Regiment was killed in action on 22nd March 1918 in the Western European Theatre in France and Flanders.

Pension Records

  • None found

Medals

  • The British Medal
    The Victory Medal

Memorials

 

  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission:
  • In memory of Serjeant Charles Herbert Cooper, 1076, 10th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment who died on 22nd March 1918 age 25.
  • Son of William and Eleanor Cooper; husband of Frances Mildred Cooper, of Edenham, Bourne
    .Remembered with honour, Arras Memorial

© Picture taken by South Lincolnshire War Memorials

© Picture taken by South Lincolnshire War Memorials

Military Service Timeline

  • Enlisted in Bourne

 

  • This is ongoing research and will be posted when completed

Sources

  • WW1 Soldier’s Records (www.ancestry.co.uk)
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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